Sadiq is a Senior Vice President with Emirates Group and a Lecturer in Management at Stanford. He was formerly a Senior Vice President with Lufthansa Group, serving as Chief Strategy Officer. He was formerly an airline consultant with Bain & Co. He started an MBA course on the Travel & Airline Industry at Stanford in 2014. His TED talk on the Next Step for Airlines has been viewed 150,000 times. He is a YGL and is on the WEF's Global Future Council for Mobility. He graduated from Cambridge University with First Class honours and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.