‘Opportunities in the new Norm’

A Webinar for Businesses, Entrepreneurs and those looking for change

  • Mahmood Hooda

    Webinar Host - Vice President Council of European Jamaats

  • Arif Hussain

    has over 20 years of business experience, 15 years as a city trader and 5 years as a successful entrepreneur. Most recently Arif founded Klyk with Asad Hamir. Arif also operates two franchise quick serve restaurants and an opticians in Central London. He holds an MA in Economics from Pembroke College, Cambridge. Arif will be moderating the session

  • Doureine Hiridjee

    a Property Investor, who has managed and built a property portfolio over the last 10 years. She specialises in assisting investors to achieve strong returns, as well as helping property owners sell their houses quickly. Doureine recently launched a YouTube channel where she discusses pertinent topics. She will be discussing the importance of having a strategy of multiple income streams, as well as building an online presence to boost personal brand.

  • Asad Hamir

    an Optometrist turned Technology Entrepreneur. He started his first business in Telecoms in the previous financial crisis in 2008, and was successful despite the downturn. He has created and invested in businesses in Telecoms and Technology. His most recent venture Klyk is a sustainable technology start up. The current crisis has affected his businesses in negative and positive ways. Asad will talk about the importance of being persistent and innovative during these times

  • Akber Datoo

    is the Founder and CEO of D2 Legal Technology (D2LT), advising its clients on the digitisation of the law to unlock business value.  Akber is both a technologist and qualified solicitor and an appointed member of the Technology and Law Committee of the Law Society. He was recognised as a “Top Ten Market Shaper” at the FT Intelligent Business Awards 2019. Akber will share his experience of planning to unlock business opportunities in the new pandemic world.

  • Azeem Merali

    is a Partner and Head of Private Equity at Grant Thornton. He advises Corporate, Private Equity and Institutional clients on due diligence matters. Azeem will talk about how business can take advantage of various cost-saving measures during these times. He will also highlight the opportunities this crisis has created for various industries.

  • Sumayya Juma

    is the founder of ‘Made with Love’, teaching children to cook foods from the Holy Quran and Hadith. Pre lockdown she was holding cooking classes, post lockdown she conducts online classes, along with offering doorstep deliveries. Sumayya will present her experience of transitioning into an online business.

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