Meet Aleem Bashir, the visionary force propelling the University of Bradford Union of Students (UBU) into an era of unparalleled dynamism and innovation as its newly appointed Chief Executive Officer.
A familiar face to UBU, Aleem Bashir rejoins the organisation with a wealth of experience, having previously served as a dedicated Sabbatical Officer from 2015 to 2017. In the years since, Aleem has become a trailblazer in project management and business change, showcasing his unwavering commitment to fostering positive transformations.
His strategic acumen and proven track record in driving change position Aleem as an exceptional leader poised to guide UBU into an exciting new chapter. Notably, his return marks a significant milestone, making him the youngest Students’ Union CEO in the country.
Hailing from the vibrant City of Bradford, Aleem brings more than just professional prowess; he embodies a deep connection to the local community and a profound pride in leading the Union. His vision extends beyond the confines of tradition, and Aleem is set to revolutionise the Union’s approach, bringing it firmly into the 21st century.
Commenting on his appointment, Aleem shares his enthusiasm, stating, “I’m thrilled to be back at UBU and ready to hit the ground running. With innovative solutions, I aim to propel the Union forward, modernising our operations and engagement practices to ensure every student feels connected and heard.”
Hamza Khan, Sabbatical Officer for Student Affairs, warmly welcomes Aleem Bashir back to the helm, expressing confidence in his dynamic leadership. Khan told Asian Standard: “UBU warmly welcomes Aleem Bashir back to the helm, confident that his dynamic leadership will usher in a new era of innovation, in which our membership can enjoy a modern, exciting and inclusive student experience”.