Councillor, Finsbury Park
Asima was elected as a councillor for Finsbury Park ward in 2014 and joined the executive in 2015, currently serving as the Executive Member for Inclusive Economy and Jobs. Asima’s background is in Urban Development Planning, starting her career in international development in 1990s working and living in South Africa, Pakistan, India and FYR Macedonia. Before becoming a councillor, Asima worked for the Greater London Authority on London-wide economic development work. In her spare time Asima is a keen allotment gardener and knitter.