Azam has over 25 years of experience as a strategic adviser. He is a Chartered Accountant with an MA (Hons) in Economics from Cambridge University and he is a Fellow of the ICAEW. As one of the leaders at M Cubed Chartered Accountants, his focus is on mobilising teams to get step changes in results for clients including: building strategies for step improvements in profitability, advanced tax planning and robust compliance and cashflow enhancement techniques. Azam specialises in delivering measured results, empathy and finding the common ground, including getting valuable results representing clients in HMRC investigations.
Azam is also a Member of the Board of Phoenix Arts in Leicester, chairing its Finance and Strategy Committee and a Member of Meade Educational Trust and a Board member of the Artreach Trust. He has also been a member of the Board of the Curve Theatre, chairing its Finance and Strategy Committee and a member of the Advisory Board of OFCOM which regulates Media and Communications in the United Kingdom. He has been a member of the Board of the University of Leicester previously for 9 years and also chaired its Audit Committee.
Azam has passion for education and the arts. His other personal interests, besides spending time with his family, include authentic travelling, advanced scuba diving and mountain trekking.