Shakil Butt, Founder, HR Hero for Hire
Sian Harrington, September 17, 2018
Want an HR Hero for Hire? Then Shakil Butt is your man.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, Butt’s last role was as the award-winning director of one of the largest relief and development charities in the world, Islamic Relief Worldwide, leading a global HR team covering more than 40 countries.
An accountant at the start of his career, he is a qualified fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, holds a diploma in charity accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and is a chartered fellow of the CIPD with a masters in HRM. This gives him an interesting perspective on two of the most important areas of an organisation: finance and people. He has a great interest in multi-faith, multi-ethnic and multicultural environments and is on the CIPD board of Trustees as honorary treasurer and a member of the regional leadership team of Mosaic, part of the Prince’s Trust focused on raising the aspirations and self-esteem of young people in deprived communities.