2022 Top 25 Diversity Change Leaders Making Waves : National Supplier Inclusion and DEI Leaders Continue to Innovate their Programs.

Nishant Deep Puts Communication and Supplier Relationships First at Parexel

Nishant Deep is Director of Global Procurement Operations and Supplier Diversity at Parexel, where the guiding principle for the organization – and Nishant – is “We Care.” Nishant leads the Supplier Diversity committee under the corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) division at Parexel, which works to increase DEI throughout the organization and in its relationships with patients and suppliers. Nishant sees this committee as a key driver of organizational change and has sponsorship from Parexel’s Executive Leadership Team.”

The Supplier Diversity committee has made significant progress to enrich Parexel’s supplier data, identify and validate the credentials of diverse suppliers, and enhance reporting & Tier 2 program implementation to advance diversity in the organization’s supply chain.

A data-driven style of communication has enabled Nishant to demonstrate the impactful value of supplier inclusion to all levels of the organization. He remains committed to help diverse suppliers at varying stages of their journey by mentoring and providing them a platform to gain a larger voice in promoting their business models towards the supplier and Parexel’s mutual goals of success.

Favorite Quote: “Diversity is not about how we differ, diversity is about embracing one another’s uniqueness” — Ola Joseph