Shezad Nawab

Appointed MBE for Services to Business & Diversity , Listed in the top 10 Most Influential Disabled People in Business & Founder of ICE Ventures

  • Founder of ICE Ventures
  • Appointed MBE for services to business and diversity in 2017
  • Awarded Ummul Mu’minin Khadijah Award for Excellence in Enterprise
  • Awarded Alumni of the Year in the field of Enterprise
  • Listed in the top 10 Most Influential Disabled People in Business
  • Published Born Deaf to An MBE
  • Can sign in six different languages

Discover Shezad Nawab’s biography of published work below.

Born Deaf to an MBE
Born Deaf To An MBE

Outstanding entrepreneur Shezad Nawab is the Founder of ICE Ventures a business firm specialising in helping entrepreneurs navigate the intricacies of the dynamic business environment. Born very hard of hearing, Shezad has overcome several adversities to become a highly successful businessman with an impressive portfolio. He can sign in six different languages and is on a mission to develop the next generation of deaf entrepreneurs, offering them support in every aspect of business to help them establish their very own enterprises. A fabulous speaker who draws on his extensive business experience, Shezad has mastered public speaking and delivers captivating presentations on a variety of business topics.

Despite many challenges, Shezad attended Birmingham City University to earn two degrees in Marketing and Business. Since graduating he has founded several businesses beginning with Deaf Business Services Limited. He then Co-founded Fabsolutions, Founded Global Synergy Group and World Property Luxury to name a few. Shezad is also an accomplished Business Management Consultant who has played an instrumental role in helping people from all walks of life start and scale their businesses. Furthermore, he is a highly successful Interim Executive Director, who excels in the areas of strategic planning, business cycle and effective management to generate steadiness and growth, helping businesses thrive in global markets.

Having spent over a decade, empowering, counselling, and supporting deaf people, Shezad was appointed MBE for services to business and diversity in 2017. He has also won several awards including Ummul Mu’minin Khadijah Award for Excellence in Enterprise and the Alumni of the Year in the field of Enterprise. In 2014 he was listed in the top 10 Most Influential Disabled People in Business. An extraordinary individual who has overcome many obstacles, Shezad shares his inspirational journey in his book, Born Deaf to An MBE.

Driven by altruism, Shezad is an extraordinary businessman who has done so much for the deaf community. Bridging the gap between deaf and mainstream business is something Shezad aspires to achieve, and he continues to work towards that goal with his specialist business ventures aimed at supporting the next generation of deaf entrepreneurs. An exceptional business speaker with over ten years of experience, Shezad demonstrates his vast knowledge to deliver informative speeches.

Official Testimonials

Shezad Nawab is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

A dynamic and powerful presentation! Shezad is clearly a focused and directed business professional driven to succeed!

Wyn, The Sales Experts Ltd

Shezad Nawab is an excellent and inspirational public speaker.

Kush, Social Entrepreneur

Shezad is a very creative and innovative entrepreneur.

Sir Eric Peacock, Serial Entrepreneur

Shezad is a well respected businessman, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.

Zubee, Executive Assistant, Kaleidoscope Investments

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