Saphieh Ashtiany


Saphieh Ashtiany is principal of Ashtiany Associates, a visiting Professorial Fellow at Queen Mary University of London and was formerly a partner and Head of Employment at  Nabarro LLP.

She is also a trustee and chair of the Equal Rights Trust, a non-executive Director and Vice Chair of the Charities Aid Foundation, and a trustee and director of various arts charities including the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and Oxford Playhouse and on the Advisory Board of the Welsh National Opera.  She was formerly a non-Executive Director of Channel 4 (and Member of the Audit Committee), a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Diversity Studies Oxford Brookes University, and a Commissioner with the EOC until it was wound up in 2008.