Shahbaz Mirza is a former international athlete, Commonwealth Gold medalist and British champion in karate who has packed a punch in his foray into entrepreneurship. His startup, Ramadan Legacy, has became the number 1 app for Ramadan in the world with over 200,000 users and has been recognised as a trending digital company by Thomson Reuters UAE. His passion for personal development and leadership also led him to co-found a fellowship programme 'Marifa', where he mentored and lead a group of 12 talented undergraduate students to the World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai 2014 and Kuala Lumpur 2015.
Scottish Young Edge Entrepreneur 2016 University of Glasgow Sports Person of the Year 2012 Ernst and Young UK Most Innovative Brand Manager 2011 Big Ideas Award 2011 Commonwealth Karate Gold Medallist 2010, 2009, 2008 British Karate Champion 2008 - 2010
“When life throws you a curveball, there are always going to be doors of opportunity that open up for you.”