Aamer Naeem qualified with 1st class honours as a pharmacist in 1992 and gained a Masters in Business Administration with distinction in 2007. He is currently the Director of Innov8 Creative Solutions Ltd, a consultancy providing strategic and operational support to a range of organisations as well as delivers Leadership Development Programmes across public, private and voluntary sectors. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Penny Appeal, a large domestic and international relief and development agency. He has sat as a fitness to practice committee member of the General Pharmaceutical Council of Great Britain and the General Teaching Council for England. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was awards an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List in 2019 for Services to Muslim Community Development.