Study UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding UK Alumni who have made an impact through their work in their respective fields.

Winner - Science and Sustainability Award

Dr. Abid Ali Malik

University of Sheffield

A renowned psychiatrist, Dr. Abid has contributed to mental health leadership in 22 EMRO countries. As a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry, he paved the way for impactful global interventions and advocacy for mental health policies, like WHO's Thinking Healthy Program for perinatal depression. His journey showcases dedication to addressing global mental health challenges through clinical practice, research, and leadership.

Winner - Culture and Creativity Award

Saad Masood Zuberi

City, University of London

A renowned journalist and filmmaker, Saad's work has featured on global platforms like BBC and Al Jazeera, creating a significant influence on social awareness and policy reforms about human rights and social issues. Nominated for esteemed awards such as the Emmy and International Documentary Association Award, his documentaries showcase a commitment to public interest journalism.

Winner - Social Action Award

Dr Tanvir Ahmad

Durham University

Dr. Tanvir is currently leading UNHCR Pakistan in energy-environment initiatives to provide sustainable energy access to marginalized communities in South Asia. This includes Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities for Afghan refugees and local Pakistani communities.

Winner - Business and Innovation Award

Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga

University of Edinburgh

Co-founder and COO of Sehat Kahani, a Pakistani telemedicine startup, Dr. Iffat is revolutionizing healthcare accessibility, earning accolades like the USAID SHIFT Prize, Heroines of Healthcare Award from the World Health Summit, and Forbes recognition. Under her leadership, her organization established a network of 63 E-Health centres, conducted over 2.6 million online consultations, and secured a groundbreaking Series A investment.