Chief Operations Officer
Afsar co-founded GMS in 2011 and has since helped the company grow from its humble beginnings by building and developing the company’s full product range from conception through to marketplace. He is also responsible for the growth and quality of the company’s prestigious group membership across the manufacturing industry. Afsar’s invaluable experience and vision has helped define the strategic direction of the company ensuring long term growth and development in both the companies brands and people.
With over 10 years’ experience in the events and conferences business, Afsar has held several management roles at various global media companies including Econique Ltd. (now the Noord Group), UBM Plc. and World Trade Group Ltd. (WTG).
Afsar holds an BA honours degree in History of Art and Archaeology from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.