Born:1973, Easton, Bristol
Role:Politician, Entrepreneur, Community Ambassador
Abdul's inspiring story of struggle trial and tribulation starting with a childhood of poverty and deprivation, eventually resulting in his profoundly positive impact on his neighbourhood and community.
Award winning, Entrepreneur, Businessman, Faith leader, Governor and Politician, aspire to be inspired!
Abdul Malik was born in Easton, Bristol. After experiencing a childhood of poverty and desperation Abdul was determined to 'break the chain' and do something to change the future of his own and his families life, he left school without completing his GCSE's at the age of 16 and at the age of 17 he gambled his families humble fortune on his first venture, this venture changed his life and that of his families.
Abdul used the skills of his weekend job to open up the first Halal Butchers in Bristol, but this butchers was no ordinary Halal butchers, Abdul introduced state of the art marketing and selling Technics to attract customers, these customers came from all communities which meant that Abduls business 'Pak Butchers' became well known throughout the community and across the south west of England and through Abduls ideas, hard work and persistence the business grew exponentially and has now expanded to several other cities across the country.
Despite all the success Abdul was getting, he remained humble and true to his roots. He still manages Pak Butchers while being heavily involved in Bristol's community which includes his inspiring work with other entities such as the Royal Institute of Public Health and the national, local Muslim community.
Abdul Malik has continued to inspire both locally and nationally, his credentials as a Business leader as well as Religious and Community work has made him a huge role model in the UK today.
His work has not gone unnoticed, Abdul is featured in the multi million pound Bristol 'M Shed' museum, he has been 'Man of The year' for Bristol for 2 years running and recently was honored by the Lord Mayor of Bristol and awarded a City of Bristol Lord Mayors Medal for his dedication to the city and its cause, he was also shortlisted as a finalist for a British Muslim Award and British Diversity Award, for the second year running.
Abdul is listed in Bristol's power 100 list
The BME powerlist will be announced 1st October 2018 and Abdul has been selected as one of the key people to be featured on it
Abdul Joins the Labour Party 2017
Abdul joins the Labour Party in the interests of his community.
Shortlisted for the Posts “Family business of the year 2016”
PakButchers has been shortlisted as one of the the finalist in the small business of the year at the English Asian business awards on 3rd Junes 2016.
Appointed community ambassador
Abdul was appointed community ambassador for “City of Sanctuary, Bristol”
Lord Mayor of Bristol’s Medal
Abdul receives a Lord Mayor of Bristol’s Medal.
Finalist British Muslim Awards
Abdul was nominated as a finalist in the British Muslim Awards
Set’s up a campaign to tackle Islamaphobia
Abdul set up a campaign to tackle Islamaphobia in Bristol and nationally
Abdul unites thousands for the first time in Bristol to celebrate Eid
Abdul organised one of the biggest Eid prayers in Bristol.
Best Butchers of the year (MTM) 2015
Abdul receives the Best Butchers of the year award (MTM) 2015
Man of the year (MTM) 2015
Abdul received the Man of the year award (MTM) 2015
Best Butchers of the year (MTM) 2014
Abdul received the Best Butchers of the year award (MTM) 2014
Man of the year (MTM) 2014
Abdul received the Man of the year (MTM) award in 2014.
Finalist national Diversity Award
Abdul was the finalist of the national Diversity Award.
Abdul was elected as Easton Jamia Mosque’s chairperson
Abdul was elected to run Bristol’s largest mosque, Easton Jamia Mosque as chairperson. The youngest chair ever to run the organisation.
Parliamentary candidate for the Liberal Democrats
Abdul was a prospective Parliamentary candidate for the Liberal Democrats 2012
Completes a Leadership Program
Abdul completed a Leadership Program (Institute of leadership and management ILM)
Abdul helped set up Bristol Independence campaign
Abdul helped set up Bristol Independence campaign to help, support and encourage local small businesses
Runner up Family business of the year
Abdul was the runner up for the Family business of the year and Business of the year 2011
Evening Post Social Responsibility award winner
Abdul won the Bristol Evening Post Social Responsibility award in 2011
Featured in the ‘M’ Shed Museum Bristol
Abdul was listed in Bristol’s “M Shed Museum” and portrait displayed in archive as someone who has contributed to making Bristol, Bristol.
Abdul spends a year in Pakistan
Abdul spent a year in Pakistan developing villages working on community empowerment and “forced marriages” with UK boarder agency
Abdul launched a campaign to help the Easton community
Abdul launched a campaign to help the Easton community clean up Stapleton Road, branded the worst Road in the country Abdul helped set up a traders association and joint working group with police, locals, council and traders
BTEC professional Award in Local Governance & Community Leaderhip
Abdul gained a BTEC professional Award in Local Governance and Community Leadership, meaning he was one of the first local leaders to have such a qualification, after sevral years of work this award is equal to a HND.
Listed as one of the key 101 Pakistanis in UK
Abdul was listed as one of the key 101 Pakistanis in UK May 2010
Office of Immigration Service Commission
Office of Immigration Service Commission advisor (OISC) member, launched campaign for Bristol City Council representatives to be properly advised on immigration matters
Easton Community Law Clinic opened
Easton Community Law Clinic opened to help local people free of charge
Nominated for Lord Mayor
In 2007 Abdul was Nominated for Lord Mayor.
BEST Business of the year 2007
Abdul worked hard on his businesses and finally got the BEST Business of the year in 2007
Elected first Asian Councillor in Bristol
Abdul was Elected first Asian Councillor in Bristol May 2005 joined Operation Black vote to encourage more people from BME communities to participate
Joined Royal institute of Public Health and Hygiene
Abdul Joined the Royal institute of Public Health and Hygiene as an Associate member and now has the privilege of being a ‘Member’ receiving the initials MRSPH (Member of the Royal Society of Public Health) after his name.
Traveled to Kashmir
Abdul Traveled to Kashmir for Earthquake relief effort in 2005 to help the flood victims.
Evening Post Runner up Business of the year
Abdul was the evening posts; business of the year 2005 runner up.
Business personality of the year
Abdul receives the business personality of the year Bristol from Evening Post
Young Achievers Award (NCH)
Abdul receives a Young Achievers Award (NCH) IN 2001
BEST business of the year 2001
Abdul receives the BEST business of the year award on February 2nd 2001
Open’s further shops
Abdul Opens a further two Pak Butchers.
Abdul opens his first Butcher shop called Pak Butchers
Abdul’s entrepreneur spark!
From a very early age Abdul was active within the business circle, at the age of 15 he started helping local businessmen in the local market selling leather jackets.
Abdul Malik was born on the 1st of September 1973 in Easton Bristol.
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