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Sanjeev Sharma

Sanjeev is a longtime supporter and member of the Cultural Awareness Network at M&G, and was Co-Executive Sponsor at its inception. He is also an ally for M&G’s LGBT+ Network, and Co-Executive Sponsor of M&G’s Mind Matters Network. Participated in Deloitte’s BAMEs on Boards program which looks to prepare BAME individuals for NED roles and presented to the 2019/2020 cohort on his experiences/lessons to be learned from securing his first NED role with a Small Cap Plc. Sanjeev is a member of the National Mentoring Consortium, which aims to promote equality and diversity in graduate recruitment and to enhance the employability of BAME students and students with a disability. Sanjeev is on the Management Committee of Real Estate Balance, which seeks to address gender and broader diversity imbalance within the sector. Nominated (one of 3 finalists) and chosen as M&G Plc’s first ever Inclusion Champion – January 2020.

Sanjeev Sharma

Sanjeev is an executive sponsor for the real estate business on D&I including on M&G Group’s Cultural Awareness Network and is an ally in M&G’s LGBT Network. Recently, he wrote an article for M&G Group on International Women’s Day on the importance of gender equality. He extensively promotes the BAME agenda within the organisation, including chairing debates on topics with external speakers such as lack of diversity on UK Boards (Parker Review). He has been involved in D&I initiatives for over 25 years including Race for Opportunity, the National Mentoring Consortium as a mentor, where he has received three awards for his dedicated service, and various other D&I initiatives. He is also on the management committee of Real Estate Balance, which seeks to address gender and broader diversity imbalance in senior positions in the sector. Sanjeev participated in the Deloitte Academy BAMEs on Board Programme for 2018, chairs meetings promoting D&I for the People in Property Network, and participated 2018’s Dive In Festival video “Awareness into Action” as a D&I champion within M&G. Additionally, Sanjeev is a regular speaker at external events on D&I and specifically the need for businesses to focus on ethnic minority considerations.  On 9 May 2019 Sanjeev was appointed Non-Executive Director for Urban & Civic plc.

Sanjeev Sharma

Sanjeev holds the Real Estate Board sponsor role for D&I. This has led the business to being the first real estate firm accredited with the National Equality Standard. He has been involved in D&I initiatives for over 25 years including Race for Opportunity, the National Mentoring Consortium as a mentor, and various other D&I initiatives. He is also on the Management Committee of Real Estate Balance which promotes progression of more women to senior roles in the industry. Sanjeev also promotes wider D&I aspects including ethnic minority inclusion. Additionally, Sanjeev is a regular speaker at external events on D&I and specifically need for businesses to focus on ethnic minority considerations.