Professor Binna Kandola OBE named as one of Britain’s 101 Most Influential Asians 2022
For diversity and inclusivity specialist Binna Kandola, his interest in the subject derived from his own personal experiences.
It began when the academic was sat in a pub at Christmas time with a close friend, shortly after graduating from the University of Sheffield.
The pair was enjoying each other’s company, catching up and swapping stories, when his friend revealed he had faced discrimination because of his race. It was the moment which would change the course of Kandola’s life, spurring him on to study the racial bias and prejudice that exists in society.