Wasim is currently serving the interests of a cricket crazed nation of 220 million people at both a domestic and global level in the role as CEO. A media savvy Warwick Business School MBA graduate who since taking over in February 2019, Wasim has successfully planned, navigated and delivered a 12 month transformational change program across a 700 strong national workforce.

He has led on the development of a high performance system that will support on-field success, and in 2020, he drove the process that resulted in the whole of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) being staged in Pakistan. In 2019, he facilitated the return of International Test Cricket back to Pakistan after 10 years. Wasim was also responsible for overseeing the selling of the 2020-2023 PCB global media rights and representing the interests of the PCB at the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Wasim was the first British born Pakistani to be awarded a professional playing contract in England - playing for 10 years in high performing environments in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. He was a member of the double winning Warwickshire team in 1995.

 

In 2005, he was recruited by Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England to plan and lead Chance to Shine, a £50 million cricket-education enterprise.



 

By 2014, Chance to Shine had raised £55 million of private, commercial and Government revenue and had engaged with over 2.5 million young people. It is now recognised as one of the largest scale sport for development initiatives in the world.

 

In 2006, his Autobiography 'Brim Full of Passion' received the coveted award of Wisden Book of the Year. He was voted 11th out of 50 in the most influential people in cricket in 2012.

 

He was awarded a Member of the British Empire Honour (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2013, for services to cricket and the community.

In 2015 he became the first black or South Asian CEO across any professional sports club in the UK when he appointed as CEO at Leicestershire County Cricket Club.

In June 2016, Wasim was appointed by the Culture Minister to serve on the main Board of Sport England.

In 2018, he was named in the Parliamentary Review Muslim 100 Power List.

In February 2019, took up the post at the Pakistan Cricket Board 

2019

Appointed CEO of the Pakistan Cricket Board

2018

Named in the Parliamentary Review Muslim 100 Power List.

2016

Appointed by the UK Culture Secretary to sit on the Main Board for Sport England

2015

Appointed CEO of Leicestershire County Cricket Club

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Biography

Wasim recently served the interests of a cricket crazed nation of 220 million people at both a domestic and global level in the role of CEO at the Pakistan Cricket Board. A media savvy Warwick Business School MBA graduate who since taking over in February 2019 has successfully planned, navigated and delivered a 12 month transformational change program across a 700 strong national workforce.

He has led on the development of a high performance system that will support on-field success, and in 2020, he drove the process that resulted in the whole of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) being staged in Pakistan. In 2019, he facilitated the return of International Test Cricket back to Pakistan after 10 years. Wasim is also responsible for overseeing the selling of the 2020-2023 PCB global media rights and representing the interests of the PCB at the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Wasim was the first British born Pakistani to be awarded a professional playing contract in England - playing for 10 years in high performing environments in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. He was a member of the double winning Warwickshire team in 1995.

 

In 2005, he was recruited by Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England to plan and lead Chance to Shine, a £50 million cricket-education enterprise.

 

In 2006, his Autobiography 'Brim Full of Passion' received the coveted award of Wisden Book of the Year.



 

He was voted 11th out of 50 in the most influential people in cricket in 2012.

He was awarded a Member of the British Empire Honour (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2013, for services to cricket and the community.

By 2014, Chance to Shine had raised £55 million of private, commercial and Government revenue and had engaged with over 2.5 million young people. It is now recognised as one of the largest scale sport for development initiatives in the world.

In 2015, Wasim graduated from the world renowned Warwick Business School with an MBA.


In 2015 he became the first black or South Asian CEO across any professional sports club in the UK when he was appointed as CEO at Leicestershire County Cricket Club.

In June 2016, Wasim was appointed by the Culture Minister to serve on the main Board of Sport England.

In 2018, he was named in the Parliamentary Review Muslim 100 Power List.

In February 2019, he took up the post at the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Timeline of Achievements

2019

Appointed MD of the Pakistan Cricket Board (Became CEO August 2019)

2018

Named in the Parliamentary Review Muslim 100 Power List

2016

Appointed by the UK Culture Secretary to sit on the Main Board of Sport England

2015

Appointed CEO of Leicestershire County Cricket Club

2015

Graduated from Warwick Business School with an MBA

2013

Awarded Member of the British Empire (MBE) Medal in Queen's Birthday Honours

2012

Voted 11th out of 50 in the most influential people in cricket in 2012