Saghir Alam "is a leading expert in Human Rights and Diversity Issues and Specialist in the area of Multiple Identities and advises number of Central Government Departments. He was appointed to the Statutory Committee of The Equalities and Human Rights Commission in September 2007. He is a Member of Whitehall Independent Living Scrutiny Group. He is a Member of Equality 2025. He has legal and business background.
"He is Patron of Include Me Too and the Ethnic Disabled Children Society. He is Patron of National Centre for Diversity. He is Chairman of United Kingdom BME Council and a Trustee of Action Disability and Development an International Development Charity working in Africa and Asia.
"To add to the variety of his interest and experience, he is also a Trained Mediator in Business and Commercial Disputes. " 
- Board of Governors, Westminster Foundation for Democracy
- Chair, Action on Disability and Development 
- Trustee, Disability Rights UK