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19th - 20th March 2025
NEC, Birmingham

CPD Member 

Dr Kush Kanodia

Dr Kush Kanodia

Social Entrepreneur

Kush is a disability rights and race equality champion, a multiple award-winning social entrepreneur and a systems leader. Kush creates systemic change for the inclusion of disabled people focusing on the intersection of disability with his portfolio career.

A systems leader for disability equality and is the Vice Chair for the Regional Stakeholder Network for Greater London with the Disability Unit / Cabinet Office and is a Trustee and Director at AbilityNet. He is also Trustee and Director at the Centre for Access to Football in Europe, Intersectional advisory board member and Trustee and Director for Inclusion London and an Ambassador for Disability Rights UK.

Kush was a Torch Bearer for the Paralympic Games in London 2012. He was selected for his dedication to disability rights and his inspirational career. In 2018, Kush was cited as one of the top ten most influential BAME leaders in technology by the Financial Times. In 2019, he received the Asian Achievers Award for Entrepreneur of the Year, was included in the BAME 100 Business Leaders Index by Green Park, and he received the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award by TiE London. Kush was ranked second in the Disability Power 100, Shaw Trust list of most powerful and influential disabled people in the UK.