Zahra is a Business Development Manager at CEIS, and marketing lead on the Scottish Government’s National support programme for Social Enterprises, Just Enterprise. She is Vice Chair of Social Enterprise Scotland. Her responsibilities include marketing and outreach, partnership development, publicity and promotion and measuring ROI.
Prior to joining CEIS Zahra managed a social enterprise Interpreting and Translation Agency through a period of change, improving customer retention rates and increasing sales. Between 2011 – 2016, Zahra founded, developed and sold a successful retail and wholesale business. She has international experience, working China with a school exploring franchise options and has worked in the public, private and third sectors in Scotland.