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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Author & Broadcaster

About Dr Amit Patel

Dr Amit Patel is a best-selling author, diversity, equity and inclusion consultant, motivational speaker, disability rights campaigner and also sits on the Board of Trustees for the Vision Foundation, London’s sight loss charity. He is registered severely sight impaired (blind) since 2013. Amit was matched to Kika, his first guide dog in 2015. Kika was the inspiration for Amit to write his book called ‘Kika & Me’ which was published by Pan Macmillan in 2020. 

Amit is also known as a broadcaster, presenter and media personality. He has appeared in various online and print media in the UK and around the world, and regularly features as a specialist contributor to multiple national news and broadcast media outlets.

Committed to achieving greater representation of disabled people across all areas of life, Amit strives every day to challenge himself and challenge other people’s perceptions of disability.


Amit provides bespoke DEI training and advice across all sectors, helping to make businesses and brands more inclusive and accessible to all.

Keynote Speaker

Amit is an experienced & inspirational public speaker who can motivate an audience on a range of topics.


Amit is a best-selling author – his debut book ‘Kika & Me’ was published to rave reviews in 2020 and is now available in hardback, paperback and audiobook.


Amit is regular on television and radio as both a presenter and a guest. Amit brings a lively, personable and straight-talking perspective to today's biggest issues.

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