• Sadiq was born in London and has visited over 120 countries. He made his passion his profession and is a thought leader on the Future of Travel, Sustainability and Career/Self Development


    Sadiq Gillani is a Senior Vice President at Emirates, heading up their consulting and transformation team. He was formerly a Senior Vice President with Lufthansa Group, as Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer and Head of Network & Fleet at Eurowings. He was formerly a consultant with Bain & Co. and a partner at Seabury, a boutique airline consulting firm (now part of Accenture). He serves on the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council for Sustainable Tourism and has been teaching an MBA course on the Travel & Airline Industry at Stanford University since 2014. He completed his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School and holds a B.A. and M.Phil in Management Studies from Cambridge University. He was included in the Financial Times Top 100 leaders list, the World Economic Forum´s Young Global Leaders and Capital Magazine's Top 40 under 40.


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