As Head of Strategy and Research at COMUZI a design invention studio Akil works with global brands to develop new digital products, services and experiences. In his work he has produced work for BBC, B+A, Samsung, ustwo, adidas and Mozilla.
Akil is also the Director of M&C Saatchi Saturday School, where he leads a development initiative helping underrepresented communities start businesses around the world. As of June 2020, the school taught its 300th business.
Organiser of a programme to mentor 300 Black business, from a recent crowdfunding campaign, Akil is determined to progress a community of strong small businesses.
With a background in Biology and a deep interest in people, Akil works to develop products and services and experience which benefit the community.