On the spot with Muzahid Khan

Muzahid Khan is programme director at Involve Yorkshire & Humber

What was your first job?

Clerical officer in Housing Benefits for Oldham Council.

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If you weren’t in your current position, what would you be doing?

Organising bicycle tours around the world.

What was your worst mistake?

Not enrolling for an MBA in marketing.

What would your ideal day be away from the office?

Spending time in the gym followed by coffee with my wife.

Name one person you would like to have dinner with.

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of the worlds largest non-governmental organisation, BRAC. He is an inspiration on how non-governmental organisations have transformed into social business and leading the way in social develop- ment.

What was your best subject at school?


What are your hobbies?

Reading, cycling, social networking.

What would you do if you won the Lotto?

I don’t play the Lotto.

What is your top time-saving tip?

Plan ahead, plan the night before, visualise the actions you will take, and go and be precise.

What is your favourite time of day and why?

Early evening, with my extended family is great, lots of positive energy.

What is your favourite garment?


What is the best thing about being in Yorkshire?

Its beautiful landscapes.

What would you like your epitaph to be?

Helped those who couldn’t help themselves.