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About me

"Brightest young mind of our time". Google

Named by Google in 2011 as one of the brightest young minds of our time. My professional experience has taken me all around the world, I have worked for many prestigious organisations and have constantly been developing my real world knowledge and enhanced my technical abilities.

Awards & Achievements

- Awarded the Rachel Petkac Community Action Project grant by Global Changemakers, British Council
- Brightest Young Ming of our time, Google Zeitgeist, London, UK May 2011
- Birmingham Big City Plan Video Winner
- LG Hi-Macs National Design Contest Runner-up. Maximus Range
- Finalcrit.com. Front page featured product designer
- RYA ASTO. 7 Days 213miles Sail Training on Vessel Queen Galadriel
- Outward Bound. Expedition Course


Invited to International Events

I have been fortunate to be invited as a speaker/delegate to various forums around the world, including the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011, CIVICUS World Assembly 2012 and the exclusive Google Zeitgeist Conference. I have been selected to attend such events due to my hard work and innovative projects I founded.


- Belgo-British Conference, London, UK 2013
- One Young World Conference, Pittsburgh, USA 2012
- CIVICUS World Assembly, Montreal, Canada 2012
- Google Zeitgeist Europe Conference, London, UK May 2011
- World Economic Forum, Cape Town, South Africa May 2011
- Latin America & Caribbean Youth Summit, Rio, Brazil August 2010
- New Designers Exhibition, London, UK 9 July to 13 July 2008
- MSR EXPO Exhibition, Redmond, USA 16 July to 17July 2007


Lean startups ship early to get feedback, bootstrapped ones do it to for the money as well. (4/10) #10BootstrappingTips

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Why me

Professional Experience

L Management Limited - |  Birmingham, England  Oct 2012– Nov 2013
Marketing & Online Sales Manager:
We work in expanding global markets increasing product ranges within our partner companies. We have done this with utilizing superior quality far eastern manufacturing facilities to create unique products for our clientele.
I was responsible for the overall leadership of the marketing strategies & ecommerce.

CIVICUS World Assembly - |  Canada  Oct 2012– Dec 2012
Selected by the ‘World Assembly’ working on innovative youth reporting.

Empowering Asia - |  India, Nepal & Bangladesh  June 2011– Present
Co-founder, Director:
Designed a campaign to promote the notion of scholarship, leadership and citizenship, build urban-rural youth connection (as a way to foster grassroots level youth innovation) and equip youth (and particularly high school students) with communication media tools, in collaboration with Minimally Invasive Education, a Nepal based education project supported by Save the Children USA (2007) www.empoweringasia.net

Google Zeitgeist Conference Europe- |  London, England May   2011
Panellist & Participant:
I was selected to speak as one of the first ever young social entrepreneurs’ to attend this prestigious invite only event for my innovative youth communication school based in developing countries. www.zeitgeistminds.com/speakers/#sadiq-miah


World Economic Forum - |  Cape Town, South Africa April    2011- May 2011
Panellist & Participant:
I was personally selected by the Schwab Foundation for my social entrepreneurship and social projects. During the forum I ran an IdeasLab session and was part of specialist discussion panel. www.weforum.org/s?s=sadiq+miah

Future Voices International - |  Worldwide  November 2010 – Present
Founding Director:
Acting as the founding director & lead tutor of this organisation, which is accredited and supported by the British Council Global Changemakers. FVI provide young people living in vulnerable conditions the chance to express themselves creatively using communication media. Last year we have finished working in informal settlements in Peru & Colombia giving young people living in these community the skills and technology to be able to share their stories with the world. We have just rolled out the second phase of project in underprivileged communities in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, working with young people living in violent and vulnerable conditions. www.futurevoicesinternational.org


Trident Housing Association - |  Birmingham, England March 2010 – December 2010
Digital Village Project Worker:
This opportunity allowed me to learn extensive new media and digital communication skills in partnership with leading midlands media organisation Mesh Media. I was using new and digital media to help increase social cohesion within the housing sector here in the UK. This role involves teaching residents from a variety of technical abilities, ages and backgrounds. Content creation and community outreach played a key part of this role. 

British Council |  London, England Aug 2010 – Oct 2013                               
Global Changemaker:
I have been working with the British Council Global Changemakers as an active participant and partner. I have attended various forums and youth summits that I have received and given training workshops in project management.

Blueberry Consultants - |  Birmingham, England May 2010 – Nov 2010
Industrial Product Designer:
Principle lead industrial designer for the Birmingham software based company developing new product concepts ready for patent registration. Projects clients include Nokia & Nescafe.

Co-Marketing Director Christian Aid (Expose Event)  |  Birmingham, England   Jan - Apr 2010      
I have created marketing materials and organised events for this NGO.

PLATFORM2 |  Pachacutec, Lima, Peru      Aug - Dec  2009
Voluntary Teacher & Film/Photography Workshop Leader:
I spent Oct to Dec 2009 working and living in a developing town in Peru. I taught English & Design classes to children. I also ran computer lessons for women. During the time spent in Peru I created two short films and a book on global issues for the Department of International Development.

LG Chem Europe - HI-MACS |  Birmingham, England 2008              
Industrial Product Designer:
Working in partnership with LG Chem Europe, in an exclusive partnership with the BIAD. My design work became a national runner up within LG’s annual Hi-Macs design awards in 2008.

Microsoft Research  |  Hong Kong, China 2007
Industrial Product Designer:
Research project for Microsoft Design Expo 2007, Study into heath and awareness focusing on retired people and their social activities, full design project from in-depth research, Idea generation, Testing, Promotional Video to final SLA Prototype.  This project was being exhibited in Redmond, Seattle, USA as part of the Microsoft Design Expo 2007




BIAD University of Central England | Birmingham, England  Sep 2005 - 2008

BA (Hons). Industrial Product Design

Institutional Honors

Hong Kong Polytechnic - School of Design | Kowloon, Hong Kong  Dec 2006 – July 2007

Year 2 Exchange - BA (Hons). Industrial Product Design – GPA 3.4

Cadbury Sixth Form College | Birmingham, England     Sep 2003 - June 2005
A-Levels - Design & Technology - Fine Art – ICT - Physics

Moseley Secondary School | Birmingham, England      Sep 1998 - July 2003
GCSE’s - Science Double Award - Mathematics – Statistics- English - English Literature - Design Technology - Art & Design - German - Japanese Short Course


Bilingual Skills

English (Native), Bengali (Fluent), Spanish (Intermediate), German (Novice)

MY Process

  • Planning with Coffee

  • Analysis with Care

  • Design with Creativity

  • Implement with love

  • Delivery with Responsibility



Practical proven hands on experience marketing new products within a international setting.


Managing corporate and NGO projects around the world, delegating tasks in order to reach targets.

Digital Media

Professionally trained in social and new media for 6 months by leading UK based media firm Meshed Media.


All aspects of design covered from product to printed to web design. (extensive software packages known)

Advanced Technical Skills

Having a catalogue of experience, I can accommodate for many aspects of design, marketing and management.

Public Relations

Able to help teams work together through inspirational team building exercises.

International Experience

Having worked previously in numerous countries and regions around the world I feel I have the edge in gaining ground abroad.

Professional Background

Educated in Industrial Product design in the UK and Hong Kong with a wealth of practical experience.

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9 Queenswood Road, Moseley,
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

+44 77548 90946