Azeem Akhtar

Trustee, Active Essex Foundation

Working on one of BT’s biggest global outsource contracts Azeem is currently Global Chief Technology Officer and Head of Engineering.

He joined Active Essex as Chair on 1st Sept 2016 on a voluntary basis to help increase participation in sport and physical activity across the county as well as contribute to and support the work of the Partnership.

Recently named as one of the top 100 BAME (Black and Ethnic Minority) business leaders in the UK and with experience working in both the private and public sector, Essex-born Azeem is passionate about supporting local causes and a strong believer in promoting sport as a means to both keep fit and foster a culture of achievement which can permeate other spheres of life.

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