Tanveer Ahmed


Tanveer Ahmed

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Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a psychiatrist and opinion columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald. He is a former SBS television journalist who has covered a broad range of foreign affairs and business stories.

Tanveer has a unique range of Board, management and political experience. He sits on the Advertising Standards Board, the national regulatory body for the advertising industry. He is a Governor of the Smith Family. Tanveer Ahmed is also a former national representative for junior doctors within the Australian Medical Association.

Tanveer is a regular commentator on social, economic and political matters throughout the entire spectrum of media and has appeared on a range of television and radio programs, including Channel 7's Sunrise, Channel 9' Sunday, ABC's Lateline, 7:30 Report and Q&A.

He has also performed comedy, having been a dual state finalist in Australia's biggest amateur comedy contest- RAW. He has co-hosted a prime-time gameshow.

Tanveer was chosen by a PM's committee as one of a hundred future leaders of Australia and twice as one of 50 "young men of influence" by a popular men's magazine.

Dr Tanveer Ahmed is based in Sydney.

Tanveer Ahmed speaks about:

Leadership - An expert in changing human behaviour and the inner conflicts and habits that hamper effective change, he applies his knowledge of individuals to the organizational and group sphere in a broad range of industries. He is an expert in the notion of adaptive leadership, a key skill in today's complex environment. His broad knowledge base and experience give him unique insights into the problems facing today's leaders.

Motivational - Tanveer's inspiring journey from a child of a Bangladeshi immigrant to become one of the more influential young men in the country is a great choice for an uplifting, motivational talk. His mix of career activities is unique. Furthermore, his engaging style and thoughtful but entertaining delivery make him very accessible. He is able to tailor his speech closely to the needs of your organisation.

Mental Health/Social Issues - Tanveer is trained as a psychiatrist, but his broader mix of activities allows him to speak of the wider significance of mental health and the social issues that overlap with it. His experience as a journalist and columnist make him one of the more incisive social commentators in the country.
Facilitation/MC - Tanveer's experience in television journalism, comedt and co-hosting a gameshow make him an excellent facilitator or master of ceremonies in any field.

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