Abid Hussain

Director of Diversity, Arts Council England, UK

Abid Hussain is the director of Diversity at Arts Council, England, where he leads on equality, inclusion and the creative case for diversity. He has over a decade of experience working in the arts and cultural sector with interests in leadership, talent development, place-making, community engagement and philanthropic giving. He is an alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program, US, and a member of the John Adams Society which promotes cultural, social and educational collaboration between the US and the UK. Abid has served in an advisory role for the British Council, the Institute for Community Cohesion, Eton College, and has contributed to conferences, festivals and symposiums across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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