Co-founder & Managing Director

Co-founder of a global ecosystem of social and planetary systems enterprises with impact in over 90 countries, including; 3BL Associates, a people + planet systems transformation consultancy; Public-Planet Partnerships, a framework that facilitates regenerative inter-species collaborations; Diversity on Board, a platform that brings greater equity to board positions in the MENA region; and Recipes for Wellbeing, an initiative that works toward supporting the systemic wellbeing of changemaking organizations and impact conveners.

Tariq has held advisory, board, and co-chair roles with organizations such as the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum, UNESCO, the Inayatiyya, and EAT – the science-based global platform for food systems transformation. A community leader with more than a decade of experience within international climate movements, having conducted training and workshops across 6 continents to over 140+ nationalities.

Featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, and Stanford Social Innovation Review. Host of the Dubai Expo 2020 ‘People and Planet’ Podcast. A Fellow for the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and has received multiple global awards, fellowships, and recognitions for leading projects that contribute toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including being recognized as a ‘Climate Trailblazer’ by the Global Climate Action Summit, and as an Expo 2020 Global Innovator.

Tariq is a certified Ubuntu Peer Peace Coach through the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Foundation, holds a BSc. in Investment and Financial Risk Management from Cass (Bayes) Business School London, has graduated from the Singularity University Executive Program at NASA Research Park, and is among the first 100 people in the world to complete a specialization in the field of Biomimicry. Often working with communities at the intersection of faith, ecology and economics, Tariq has completed an Alternative Masters in Divinity at the intersection of spiritual ecology and social justice.