M. Aslam, Esq., MBE, DL

Mohammed Aslam is a very popular Bradford entrepreneur who, at the age of 15 years, began his working life in the textile mills of Bradford, moving on to become a bus conductor and then a bus driver, rising through his own efforts to the position he occupies today as Executive Chef and Managing Director of one of the most reputable restaurant groups in Yorkshire, employing 450 staff in 14 restaurants’ and a £4million purpose built banqueting centre.

Working to build the family business, came hand in hand with charity work, where he works with Schools, Colleges, The Princes Trust and Mosaic, helping to inspire young people into a career of their choice.

Mohammed Aslam is instrumental in organising the annual Aagrrah Charity Dinner which, to date, has raised £1.7 million for many charities in the UK and overseas, including participating in WALK TALK 2008, a 200 mile walk led by Gill Hicks who was injured in the London 7/7 bombings.

In 2010 he was awarded an MBE in recognition for his services to the Hospitality Industry.

Year Appointed: 2016