About MSDUK

MSDUK brings together innovative and high-growth ethnic minority businesses with global corporations committed to creating inclusive and diverse supply chains. 

We proudly stand as the UK’s leading supplier diversity advocacy organisation working for inclusion of ethnic minority businesses in corporate supply chains. For us, the reward is inclusion and equality of opportunity for everyone and to strive for change by establishing a roadmap for broader representation of ethnic minority businesses within corporate supply chains.  

Our Value Pillars

Broader Representation: We pledge through our unique position, to strive for change by establishing a roadmap for broader representation and inclusion of ethnic minority businesses within corporate supply chains.

Embrace Diversity: We champion decisive and collective action to narrow the social divide and build a society which improves lives, embraces diversity, nurtures innovation, and promotes education.

Transformation:  We foster transformation within corporations to be more inclusive and diverse in their supply chains and thereby connect them with high growth, innovative ethnic minority businesses. 

Strength and resilience: We value the strength and resilience that grows out of our differences. 

Inclusion: We commit to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at every level of our organisation.

Join us in embracing that vision of diversity, equality, and inclusion for every individual, in every community! 

We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. "Without diversity, life would be very boring."- Catherine Pulsifer. MSDUK is proud of gender and ethnic diversity of its team with 70% women employees and over 14 nationalities represented on the team.

Mayank Shah

Founder & CEO

Jean Chawapiwa

Head of Member Services

Bao Tieu

Head of Ventures

Seemab Malik

European Supplier Diversity Lead

Ioana Axinte

Head of Programmes & Partnerships

Preena Tailor

MSDUK Events Manager

Janani Prasad

Digital Transformation Manager

Meghan Bradley

Interim Marketing Manager

Meet our Board of Directors

The board of directors are elected representatives from our charter members and act in advisory capacity, providing strategic direction and advice to help MSDUK operates effectively to deliver its vision and mission. 

Core responsibilities of board of directors:

Contributing actively in providing strategic direction to MSDUK; advising on overall policy, setting targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets and in line with MSDUK mission and values.

Ensuring that MSDUK’s strategy and goals comply with its Articles of Association. 

Providing strategic guidance to MSDUK to help ensure financial reliance including advice on appropriate controls and procedures.

Supporting and promoting the reputation and values of MSDUK, including acting as an Ambassador for MSDUK programmes.


Ben Ngobi

Accenture

James Lloyd

CBRE

Janice Bryant Howroyd

AgileOne

Alexandra Tarmo

Unilever

Matthew Glass

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Stacey Sewell

EY

Sara Ahmad

Bristol Myers Squibb

Deaneesha Govender

Intel

Our Corporate Members

MSDUK was founded in 2006 and since then we have pioneered the supplier diversity movement in the UK and Europe, we are excited to welcome new corporate members committed to running success supplier diversity programmes.