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Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj

Associate Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership

School Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Shaheena Janjuha Jiivraj Updated Staff Photo

Specialisms

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership, 
  • Diversity and Inclusion and Innovation, 
  • Gender and Race in the Organisations, 
  • Family Business Success, 
  • Entrepreneurship

Location

Room GB7, Greenlands campus

Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj is an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership at Henley Business School. She has over ten years' experience working with global organisations in diversity and innovation and teaches on the Masters and MBA programmes.

Shaheena is an award winning Forbes contributor and author of two books; 'Championing Women' and 'Succession in Asian Family Firms'. She works with Board, C-suite and senior leadership to develop innovative approaches to promote effective culture and working across teams and organisations. She also works with NGOs, public and private business leaders all over the world, including FTSE100, Fortune500 and Magic Circle firms, global tech and financial institutions and government departments to help them transform their cultures, encourage agile thinking, improve workplace culture.

Having worked in various regions, Shaheena is experienced in the sectors of engineering, chemicals, technology, charity, finance, private equity and banking. Her gender research and policy work includes reports for the Commonwealth Heads of Government summits and input into policy recommendations for the W20 summit.

She set up the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship, building the foundation for students from across the University of Reading to study entrepreneurial leadership at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Most recent news & media

2018 Speaker, International Policy Forum, Chatham House, London

2018 Panelist, Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, Women’s forum, London

2016 Panelist, Women of the World Festival, Southbank Centre

2015 Women in Leadership, Commonwealth Secretariat, World Bank, International Labour Organisation, Nairobi

2015 Women on Boards, Management Today Conference, Birmingham

2014 Women in Leadership, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association,

2014 Women's Meeting, Women's Ministerial Meeting, New York 2013 Commonwealth Ministerial Meeting, Dhaka