Selina was appointed a Non-Executive Director at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in September 2015.
She is passionate about people and communities, which has led to her involvement in national, regional and local government, think tanks, charitable foundations and NGOs working on policy formulation, transformation, service modernisation, regulation and governance.
Selina has in-depth knowledge of engaging diverse communities, with a particular focus on hard-to-reach groups. She has over 25 years of experience of working with charities and the not-for-profit sector and extensive senior management experience in the public sector working in health service management and public policy on high profile issues such as community cohesion, diversity, mental health and social inclusion, crime and disorder and counter-terrorism.
Until June 2011, Selina was assistant director for Safer and Stronger Communities at Bradford Council.
She is also an advisor to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, a non-Executive director at a national health regulator, Yorkshire and Humber committee member at the Heritage Lottery Fund, director of Manchester Central Library Development Trust, chair of the Muslim Women’s Council and president of ICLS, an international organisation based in Rome which specialises in intercultural dialogue, participation and leadership.
Selina has extensive experience in the field of race relations and is an advisory board member and trustee of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre and Education Trust based at Manchester Central Library.