Meet the team

Who we are

We are team of dedicated people passionate about helping young people maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

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Raza Sadiq

Chairperson

Raza is the founder and chairperson of ALC. He is committed in developing young people and local communities to become active citizens and challenge inequalities. Raza was recognised as the best youth organisation chairperson in Scotland and has shown great leadership in transforming Active Life Club to become a hub for the community to prosper.

Ammar Ashraf

Ammar Ashraf

Vice Chair

Ammar joined the club’s board of trustees in 2021 when he was the Community Engagement Manager at Cricket Scotland, who we have developed a strong partnership with to deliver local cricket sessions. 

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Imtiaz Sarwar

Secretary 

Imtiaz has been involved with Active Life Club for 18 years, starting as a young person attending ALC sessions. He then benefited from the support he received and moved onto being a Youth Worker. He has held various roles on the board including vice chair and secretary.

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Sabrina Raza

Assistant Secretary

Sabrina has been volunteering with the club since its inception and provides much needed secretarial duties. She is a driving instructor, bringing 20 years’ experience of working with learners and coaching them to become safe drivers.

Mohamed Razaq

Mohammed Razaq

Treasurer

Razaq has been offering support to ALC for many years and currently utilises his expertise in finance to manage the assets of the club. He has been Executive Director at WSREC since 2003. A former councillor in Glasgow, he is also a qualified interpreter, badminton coach and keen charity fundraiser.

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Imran Shariff

Trustee

Imran has been involved with the club for several years and was previously the club’s vice chair and treasurer. He has over 20 years’ experience working for the NHS and is the current Equality & Diversity Manager at NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.  

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Alkali Abbas

Trustee

Abbas has a MSc in Finance and Accounting and is in his 2nd year as an ALC Trustee. 

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Saba Sattar

Trustee

Saba has been volunteering with ALC for several years and joined our Board of Trustees in 2022. She regularly helps out at activities and has made large numbers of goodie bags for several projects. 

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Arshi Ilyas

Trustee

Arshi re-joined ALC’s Board of Trustees in 2022.

Gregor Cree

Gregor Cree

Project Coordinator

Gregor became Active Life Club’s first ever full-time member of staff in January 2021. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the club and leads our team of staff and volunteers to deliver services for the community. Gregor’s background is in sports coaching and development where he has over 10 years’ experience working with children and young people.

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Khadija Chaudary

Admin & IT Officer

Khadija joined Active Life Club as a volunteer in 2019. She completed over 200 hours of volunteering with the club whilst completing her degree in BA (Hons) Accountancy. She became a member of staff in January 2021 and is now the Admin and IT Officer of the club. She enjoys working with children and has a passion to develop young people and help them achieve their full potential. 

Amani Afzal

Volunteer Development Officer

Amani has been volunteering with the club since 2019. She is now our Volunteer Development Officer and is responsible for the recruitment, management and development of volunteers. Her aim is to improve our organisational capacity to provide opportunities for skills and personal development.

Sessional Staff

Inaya Uddin & Zahara Mohammad.

Our sessional staff help to deliver our weekly programme of sport & physical activities for children and young people.

Volunteers

We have an ever-growing team of over 20 volunteers who are committed to helping deliver our services and benefitting the community.

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