Professional PR Diploma (CIPR), CMktr and MCIM (Chartered Marketer, CIM), MSc International Marketing Management (Leeds), BA (Hons) Economics and Politics (Liverpool John Moores)
Shagufta is from Yorkshire and her ancestors come from the equally beautiful Kashmir. Before joining BST, Shagufta held a variety of senior marketing positions including in a regional development agency, universities and the international chemicals trade. Shagufta is passionate about education and is an active volunteer with the Prince’s Trust MOSAIC; helping young people fulfil their potential. Shagufta graduated in Economics and Politics from Liverpool John Moores and then gained an MSc in International Marketing Management and Diploma from Leeds. This was followed by Chartered Marketer status with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Professional Diploma in PR from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Shagufta loves learning about new ideas and technologies and is always eager for opportunities of self-development for herself and her team. Shagufta has two teenage foster children, Fehzan and Zaina and a mischievous cat, Willow. When not at work, Shagufta enjoys running, boxercise, climbing and Bokwa. She is looking forward to exploring the region and making the most of the hiking opportunities.