Halima has worked within the field of sport development for the past 14 years and has extensive experience of championing diversity and inclusion in sport from a grassroots to strategic level.
Halima has worked with various sporting bodies, advising on how to engage diverse communities into sport. She brings experience from her previous roles at Sporting Equals, Rugby Football League, Yorkshire Sport Foundation, and Bradford Council Sports Development. She currently works as a Relationship Manager for the Badminton England.
Halima has also worked with Bermuda Cricket as a strategic advisor in developing their women and girls programme and, is also founder and Director of Opening Boundaries, a not-for-profit organisation which promotes sporting initiatives to campaign for equality and peace around the globe.
Halima is a keen sports coach and enjoys running and swimming amongst other multisports.