Hashim has a background in corporate law with a Master’s in Economics, Politics, Philosophy and Law alongside a degree in Politics with International Relations. He is currently the CEO for several businesses in the property and tech sector having previously specialised in private equity and corporate finance. He is also currently the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum (which is the voice for British Muslims within the Conservative party).
Alongside this, at the international level, Hashim is currently working with the United Nations in his capacity as an expert young leader. Hashim also sits on the advisory board for Step Up Youth, a social enterprise which seeks to empower young people to become responsible future leaders with a focus on diversity and inclusion. He previously sat on the advisory board of RLC Ventures.
At the European level, he has previously worked with the intergovernmental Organisation for Security & Co-operation (OSCE/ODIHR) on creating a coalition building manual on tolerance and non-discrimination. He also has a keen interest in foreign policy relations having led several international delegations as a trusted adviser to governments and NGO’s. Between 2015-2019 he was an elected local government official in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead for four years. At the time, he was the first British Pakistani to be selected by the Conservative party in Windsor and was one of the youngest to win.
Hashim regularly hosts events in Parliament to empower young people to raise their aspirations and to increase participation within politics. As a pioneer, Hashim founded London’s first Interfaith Summit. In 2018, he was selected as one of a handful of UK representatives for the Commonwealth Youth Forum held in London. In 2019, he was invited to the One Young World Summit as a UK delegate, now Ambassador. Finally, he was recently named as one of the 21 young leaders in the 21st Century (an initiative backed by 10 Downing Street) for his ground-breaking work in building bridges between faith communities.