Zahir has diverse experience in community and mental health work across different organisations including BDCFT where he works in two half time roles: Community Engagement Worker (South Asian Communities) and Senior Involvement Development Officer.

Zahir is a qualified Urdu Interpreter with a person centred counselling background who is with Ihsaan: an Islamic faith based counselling service in Bradford. Zahir also facilitates nationwide online men’s peer support groups for Leeds based mental health organisation Hope.