Renowned sales and motivational expert and star of The Apprentice Saira Khan has taken the UK by storm since the end of the smash hit BBC 2 TV series. She writes a regular column for the Mirror and is a columnist with BBC 2 Online for the second series of The Apprentice. Saira has her own website at: www.sairakhan.co.uk
Saira is an expert in inspiring people to recognise and realise their full potential and she is driven by a desire to triumph over the disadvantages of upbringing. She has gained both an MA and BA Hons degree as well as working in sales for some of the UK's leading blue chip companies. Saira has recently taken part in numerous corporate, public speaking engagements and high profile events with leading organisations such as Eurostar and Business Link. Saira was also invited by the Director General of the BBC, Mark Thompson, to speak to senior BBC employees.
Saira has presented BBC 1's Departure Lounge, in addition to recording the Heaven and Earth Show, Desi DNA and BBC 2's Culture Show. Saira has also appeared on Test the Nation, GMTV, ITV's Loose Women, BBC Breakfast News, Radio Five Live, Radio 4's Woman's Hour and has featured in the Guardian, Daily Mail, the Mirror, the Sun, Grazia, Asian Woman and Asiana magazine.