Arfan has over 20 years of senior leadership and management experience in the Public (Local Government) and Voluntary Sectors. During his career Arfan has worked in a number of senior roles in Yorkshire, the Midlands, the North East and London covering a number of subject matters including; Community Safety, Diversity/Equal Opportunities, Hate Crime, Housing, Mental Health, Employment, Research & Development, Information Knowledge and corporate/strategic policy development. Arfan has a track record in leading transformational change including efficiency programmes and has extensive Programme and Project Management experience. For over 25 years Arfan has led on and worked in a number of multi-agency and partnership forums that support better outcomes for service users. Arfan is an advocate of designing and delivering services in collaboration with and led by service users.