Social entrepreneur, devoted family man, Co-Founder and highly motivated CEO of Upturn Enterprise Limited. With over 20 years management experience leading teams that make a difference to people, communities and business; proven business judgment, strategic capability; leadership and management experience with the ability to influence all stakeholders and empower and motivate individuals to achieve the individual and collective business goals. Proven track record of managing multi-functional teams in FTSE 100 environment and more recently the social economy sector.

Anwar is highly capable, possessing both strong strategic and operational skills (specialist in social enterprise, business strategy & growth). Anwar carries extensive academic and professional qualifications (MBA, PG Dip (DMS), CMgr FCMI, MCIM, MIoEE). Operationally, he has extensive stakeholder, senior management and project management skills – which is based on 20 years’ successful experience of running multi-functional teams, managing publicly funded projects and developing socially focused business programmes, transforming lives and communities across the Northwest and beyond.

Motivated by challenge and the desire to make a difference to people, supporting communities and delivering a commercial social offer to businesses.