Abid Hussain

Abid Hussain

Abid Hussain is Director of Diversity at Arts Council England, the national development agency for the arts.

He is responsible for leading the organisation’s work on equality and the Creative Case for Diversity. He has over a decade of experience working in the arts and cultural sector with a particular interest in leadership, talent development, and philanthropic giving.

He is an alumnus of the Salzburg Global Seminar and U.S. International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP). Abid has contributed extensively to conferences, symposiums and policy forums across Europe, North America, Asia and Africa presenting on Diversity Policy, Civic Engagement and developing future leaders.

He has served as a vice chair of Governors for Anderton Park Primary school in Birmingham and as a member of the BBC Audience Council. Outside of work Abid has a passion for travel, sport, technology and is a former food blogger.

Supported by Amal – A Said Foundation Project