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Shaan Knan

EDI Consultant, Public Speaker, Heritage Professional, PhD researcher

Providing you with expert training, project facilitation, consultancy, and advice. Research and publications on a range of diversity and inclusion issues. Passionate about the intersectionalities #sexuality #genderdiversity #trans #faith #heritage #ethnicity #community #oralhistory #archives #museums.

Bespoke Services

Inspiring Speeches


‘Hello, my name is Shaan. My pronouns are he/him. I have over 20 years of cross-sector and cross-community experience, and I am happy to provide you a number of online and in-person bespoke services, including training, group facilitation, EDI consultancy, project management, and public speaking. I feel really passionate about what I do, always full of inspiration and ideas – contact me now to share yours!’

My fees are very competitive and fair – please feel welcome to discuss your budget with me.

Shaan is the author of ‘A Roadmap to Inclusion’ – a free GIRES resource about supporting trans, gender diverse and intersex people of faith; currently running the oral history & queer archiving project A Legacy of Kindness. He is the founder of the landmark heritage projects including Rainbow Jews, Twilight People ,  Rainbow Pilgrims and Lily’s Legacy He has co-created a huge number of faith-related initiatives, including Through A Queer Lens: Portraits of LGBT+ Jews, which is now a permanent display at the Jewish Museum London. Shaan is currently a doctoral researcher at the University of Brighton. 

Who Shaan Works With

  • Professionals
  • Small Businesses
  • Corporations
  • Non-Profit Organisations
  • Public Sector
  • Community organisations
  • Heritage Institutions
  • Universities

Topics May Include

  • Creating inclusive teams
  • How to make diversity really happen
  • Dealing with intersections of faith, gender, and sexuality
  • Changing hearts and minds about trans identities
  • Getting to grips with gender diversity
  • Empowering ethnic minorities and marginalised communities
  • Being Jewish and transgender
  • Proactive versus reactive approaches to EDI
  • ….

Where Shaan Works

  • London
  • Online
  • United Kingdom
  • Planet Earth
  • I will travel to you

Get In Touch

Contact Me

If you would like to find out more about my services please contact Shaan today via email, or contact form.


London, UK