Mostofa occupies two roles within QSA: development and national partnership worker for Made of Money, and project manager for Bags of Taste.
He brings his considerable expertise and enthusiasm to the development of both of these projects. Key aspects of his work for Made of Money involves organising and facilitating workshops across London, and improving the national impact of our frontline work by delivering training courses to practitioners across the UK. He has worked in the financial capability field for eight years. Mostofa manages all aspects of Bags of Taste (Tower Hamlets) project including the volunteers.
Mostofa has improved the financial knowledge of over 1,000 families and individuals living in London, trained over 300 professionals from across the UK, and consulted on projects such as the Money and Pensions Service’s ‘talk, learn, do – parents, kids and money’ initiative in Wales.
Mostofa has a passion for public speaking and presenting, and has presented in front of small and large audiences, previously working on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on student finance, PUSH (a university guide) and Betar Bangla Radio.
Mostofa has a BSc in Psychology from the University of London, a level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, plus OCN level 3 ‘teach me’ and OCN level 3 ‘teach others’ qualifications (Lloyds Banking Group: facilitating adult financial capability).
The ethos, values and direction of QSA are the key things he likes about the organisation. He also enjoys the friendly working environment where everyone is professional but very personable.
When not at QSA, Mostofa is the co-founder and director of a community initiate called Sweet Eid and he also helps manage other community projects.