Co-founder and Partner
Junaid Ahmed is the co-founder and Director of Murabbi Consulting leading the Organisational Development and Corporate Strategy aspect of the company.
He is a senior management professional with experience in leadership development, HR, corporate services, business, strategy and community development. After his BSc, he completed his Executive MBA – being awarded a distinction for his work on Organisational Development and Performance Management. He is a Prince II qualified practitioner, chartered member of the CIPD and an Adair Accredited Leadership expert, listed as a global leadership trainer by the IRTI – the Research and Training Institute of the IDB.
Professionally he has almost 15 years of senior management, leadership and training experience having worked in various capacities within both the public and the voluntary sector. He has been engaged in HR consultancy and delivering capacity building and leadership and management programmes to organisations of all size in various countries, particularly in Europe, Asia and the Middle-East. More recently he has been leading HR and corporate services functions within major international development agencies in the UK.
Previously Junaid has led and delivered a unique local government project to help transform educational attainment levels amongst pupil in mainstream educational institutions – his effective and highly successful work played a pivotal role in earning the local authority its ‘beacon status’ as an example of the unique, innovative and highly successful programme. He has also worked on central government funded regeneration initiatives where he engaged in delivering capacity building and network management programmes to third sector organisations.
He has a considerable business and executive experience having directorships on the boards of several SMEs within the health and fitness, media and publication, and the food retail industry.
Junaid has enormous interest and passion in the field of people and organisational development. He has served on the boards of trustees in various organisations including Citizens UK (a powerful grassroots charity working for social, economic and environmental justice) and other major faith and educational institutions in the UK.
Junaid serves in various leadership roles both professionally and on a voluntary capacity – including serving as the president of a national community organisation.