Sandeep holds a Bachelor degree in Communication and Journalism from Sikkim-Manipal University of India. Sandeep moved to Nanaimo, BC recently with his husband. He currently works as D&I - Programme Consultant at Community Business, which is a not-for-profit organisation.
Sandeep has a total work experience of over 11 years and prior to joining Community Business, Sandeep worked for a communication agency for over 6 years. Experienced in design and creative development, he worked on various projects ranging from websites, online communication to product packaging deliverables. Sandeep has always had a passion for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and with a core belief that everybody has a special responsibility for making a positive difference, Sandeep’s current work focuses largely on creating an inclusive workplace environment for all, especially intercultural communities including LGBTQ2S+ and people with disabilities. Sandeep has also led programmes and campaigns, and provided training and consultancy services to drive the Diversity & Inclusion strategy across various organisations in the Asian region. He has also played a key role in developing three research publications, to achieve success in creating a safe and inclusive society.
Sandeep wakes up everyday knowing that the work he does creates a positive impact and encourages others to also lead and inspire a better future for the wider community. During his leisure time, he loves travelling and interacting with new people, learning about their experiences. He hopes to pursue a degree in Education in the near future.