Shajjad Rizvi MBE
Shajjad Haider Rizvi MBE, born and bred in London, Asian Heritage. Shajjad has been based in Central and Eastern Europe since the fall of the Berlin wall. He has played a lead role in the development of civil society in the region, a founder of the Little People Romania a charity that helps every child in Romania being treated for cancer, he is also the founding chairman of the Duke of Edinburgh Romania, and from 2018 vice chairman of the International Award association. In 2015 Shajjad co-founded Youth Cancer Europe, the leading voice on youth cancer issues in Europe. Shajjad was appointed British Honorary Consul to Cluj Napoca in 2018. In 2018 Shajjad was appointed development director at Resysten Technologies, and appointed CEO in March 2020. In 2019 Shajjad was awarded an MBE for services to charity.