Meet our team

The founding team of 30 Chapel Street has now been appointed as the management team of Impact Hub Bradford CIC, dividing responsibility amongst a Chief Executive supported by a Chief Operating Officer, Chief Creative Officer, an administrator and an incoming team for a Community Led Local Development initiative.

Mohammed Kamran
Chief Executive Officer
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Kamran is also founder of The Socially Conscious Company, a private training and consultancy company, specialising in youth culture, diversity & inclusion and specialist engagement. Kamran was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Leeds Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in February 2020 and of Bradford City of Culture 2025 Trust in November 2019. Kamran holds a Masters in International Politics, undergraduate degree in Youth & Community work and has over twenty years’ sector experience. Prior to setting up his own social enterprise, Kamran worked for Unltd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. Kamran is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Common Purpose Graduate and is trained in both the Art of Hosting and unconscious bias & intersectionality.

Mandip Sahota
Chief Operating Officer
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Mandip spent two decades in the public, private and non-profit sectors before cofounding her own social impact agency, Strategies & Stories.

Mandip is a former civil servant, experienced in drafting policy and advising Ministers at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on gender equality, human rights and Islamic Finance.

She also led a grant-making charity for three years. Mandip is a Board Member of the Virgin Money Foundation, Batley Multi-Academy Trust, SAFE, and LSE Faith Centre. She is a member of the Centre for Public Impact’s People’s Panel.

Imran Ali
Chief Creative Officer
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Imran is also a cofounder of CARBON:imagineering a boutique digital R&D practice, exploring and scouting the impact of emerging technologies.

Imran cofounded Leeds’ first coworking community at Old Broadcasting House and has worked extensively with the city on shaping its digital strategy, including the ENGINE project at Leeds Dock.

Previously, lmran established Freeserve’s Technology Research team and has served as a board director and cofounder of ensembli, as well as a trustee of [email protected], the Impressions Gallery and conference director of the FutureEverything festival. Currently, Imran serves as a trustee for IOU Theatre and The Media Centre and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.