Asma Bashir, Chairman at Centuro Global, has been appointed as Senator to the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. Senator Bashir represents UK in the Global Woman Leaders Committee of the Grand Assembly.
She is a legal professional having started her career within one of the largest law firm’s in the world. Asma then went on to establish her own business from a start-up, acting for some of the largest multinational companies in the world offering global services to worldwide jurisdictions. Her clients included Fortune 500 companies and UHNW individuals. Asma’s company was acquired at the end of 2014 and she continued to lead the growth within the newly acquired structure, integrating new companies, setting up new global offices and growing the team around the world. She is now focussing on business growth, mergers and acquisitions and working with fast growing companies on scaling their business and finding investment. She works with both private and institutional investors as well as investing in opportunities directly. She is also an authorised on the Mayor of London’s International Business Program supporting companies with their growth needs. Asma’s experience includes business transformation, innovation and technology, managing risk and compliance and international expansion. She has worked on many government initiatives having contributed to the Migration Advisory Committee’s report on shortage occupations in the UK, government stakeholder events to support companies with their recruitment challenges and worked with leading trade associations to lobby government on their behalf. She was also a judge for UK Business Awards, London and Partners IE20 program and the start-up awards in London.