Gamal Turawa or ‘G’ as he prefers to be called is a prominent serving police officer with the Metropolitan Police.
A series of challenging circumstances in both his personal and professional life took a heavy toll on his health and well-being and motivated him to play a more active role promoting awareness, diversity and inclusion.
He is a member of the Police Diversity Trainer’s Network; has delivered diversity & inclusion programmes with the National Police Improvement Agency; and often coaches executive leaders in the police force.
He is a dynamic and thought-provoking speaker, who has spoken at The FBI Academy in Quantico, the International Gay Police Conference, the first UK African Gay Men’s Conference and, as the first openly Gay Black officer, addressed the London Pride Rally, to name a few.
His expertise is regularly sought after by the public and private sector, such as the NHS, Prince’s Trust, UK Black Pride and the British Army’s Ethnic Minorities Recruitment Team. He is currently writing his much-anticipated autobiography.
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