BUSINESS CONSULTANT - 1) SOUTH ASIA TRADE AND INVESTMENT 2) CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND REPUTATIONAL RISK
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TiE UK, FELLOW, ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY AND FELLOW, ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS
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I am a Director of Reputational Risk Strategy (www.reputationalrisk.co.uk) and an advisor to the Commonwealth Business Council (www.cbcglobal.org) on Corporate Governance and South Asia. I am also a Visiting Tutor in the John Madejski Centre for Reputation and the Centre for Board Effectiveness at Henley Management College.
I was previously Global Market and Industry Analyst at British Airways. I am on the Advisory Panel of the Dinar Standard (www.dinarstandard.com), a leading business strategy publication on the Muslim world. I am the author of ‘Reputational Risk’ (Financial Times Executive Briefing, 2004), being adapted and updated for the South Asia and the Gulf.
I am on the Steering Group of Mosaic: The Muslim Mentoring Network, Business in the Community and on the Business and Economics Committee, Muslim Council of Britain. I was on the Organising Committee for the first Pakistani Film, Media and Arts Festival in Europe held in Scotland in 2005-06, produced by Heer Productions on which I am now on the Board.
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