Marcell Edwards

30th August 2023

2023 Shortlisted Nominee
Positive Role Model Award: Race, Religion & Faith

Global Talent Acquisition at Adidas, Marcell Edwards is a trailblazer in the world of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. A driving force behind the companies focus on race, ethnicity, and culture Marcell has played a critical role in establishing several key partnerships including the Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation, and the #MerkyFC initiative elevating black heritage in football off the pitch. His dedication goes beyond initiatives and partnerships, becoming a trusted consultant and educator raising awareness of all forms of DEI within Adidas and beyond. A Board Advisor for the Leaders in Sports Diversity Series, member of the Leaders Black Excellence Advisory Board (supporting sports industry careers for people from disadvantaged groups) and supporting the MUFC Foundation with its efforts to provide opportunities for children from underprivileged backgrounds, Marcell is committed to giving back to the community.