Iftikar has worked for ASAN since it was incorporated in 1998. He has project development and management experience (both capital and revenue projects), including fundraising and business planning and is experienced in asset-based development.

Iftikar manages and delivers large scale capital projects, ensuring that they are financially viable post development. He has knowledge and experience of managing and carrying out stakeholder consultation using questionnaires, focus groups and feeding back conclusions/findings. He is also a Social Accounting & Audit practitioner, accredited by the Social Audit Network. Experienced in PQASSO and social return on investment (SROI), Iftikar has been trained in both frameworks, as well as being a SFEDI qualified social enterprise adviser. He has supported numerous community enterprise start-ups and expansions. Iftikar has either directly delivered or managed the delivery of all of ASAN’s numerous consultancy commissions since 2001.