Farid Abdul Hamid
After graduating with an Honors Degree in Law from the National University of Singapore, Farid pursued a career in law enforcement as a Police Criminal Investigator and as a Deputy Public Prosecutor. However, while on assignment in Guyana, South America, he found his passion in diversity, equity and inclusivity. He switched careers and has been designing and delivering DEI programs internationally over the past 18 years. He specializes in using experiential methodologies in facilitating unique, impactful DEI learning experiences. Based in both Singapore and Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, Farid has had the privilege of working in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Thailand, Brunei, Myanmar, Singapore, Bhutan and Australia.
Farid is a certified coach with the Cultural Intelligence Center and a trained mediator with the International Institute of Mediators, Singapore. Some of the corporations he has consulted and worked with include Google Inc, Singapore Airlines, Airbus, Credit Agricole, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, The Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and Exxon-Mobil.
He has also worked with educational institutions including National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore Management University, Singapore Institute of Management, Chulalongkorn and Kasetsart Universities in Thailand and the National Islamic University, Indonesia.
In the Not-for-Profit sector, Farid has consulted for the Singapore International Foundation, Bridging the Gap (Australia), Outdoors WA (Australia), Centre for Democracy & Development (Nigeria) and the Centre for Interfaith Understanding (Singapore).
Farid has also consulted for various government agencies in Singapore and Brunei. In Singapore, this includes the Ministry of Culture, Community & Youth, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of Health as well as National Parks Singapore and the People’s Association. In Brunei, he has consulted for the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.