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Founder & CEO

NADIA NAGAMOOTOO (she/her) is the founder and CEO of Avenir, a Chartered Psychologist, MBA and accredited coach with 20 years’ experience in the field of systemic culture change, leadership development and organizational strategy.  She has worked globally to provoke powerful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) conversations at all organizational levels and develop sustainable inclusive leadership practises.  

Her work is fuelled by inner values of fairness, equity and human connection, with a deep desire to see more of these in our world.  She is best known for her ability to offer clarity and direction around DEI for her clients, her warm and engaging style, as well as designing innovative, experiential learning approaches.

A prolific and highly sought-after keynote speaker, she has shared her expertise in inclusive leadership, privilege, bias and equity to audiences around the world.  She is host of the popular podcast show, Why Care?, where she delves deeply into the complex and uncomfortable world of DEI.

Nadia continues to be publicly recognized for her passion, drive and thought-leadership, and was listed as HR Most Influential Thinker 2023 and awarded HR Champion of the Year at the European Diversity Awards 2023.