About Us

Since inception, Connecting Hands has responded to the needs of causes it has come across. By leveraging our skills based we have been able to deliver valuable benefit. Connecting Hands is managed by a small team of skilled and dedicated volunteers.

Umar Quraishi

CO-FOUNDER

Umar has given his time to strategic charitable initiatives for 20 years. In a recent project he voluntarily led the raising of nearly £1 million and managed the establishment of an organisation in a deprived area of South London, which now serves and benefits over 500 visits per week.

"Through sincere altruistic intentions and strategic thinking, we can assist people and develop institutions, which could benefit mankind for decades and centuries to come".

Hamza Jamil

CO-FOUNDER

Hamza started his professional career 20 years ago with British Airways in sales and currently is the COO of On Call People, inc. Having supported a number of charities over the past, Connecting Hands now provides him the opportunity to do much more so.

Syed Ali

CO-FOUNDER

Syed has been involved in information security and plays an active role in cyber security by trade. He has been involved in charity events and enjoys challenging activities. As part of connecting hands he can now bring his professional experience with positive affirmations and high aspirations to help engage and motivate the wider community.

Aqeel AnJUM

CO-FOUNDER

Aqeel has been involved in charity walks and supports charitable initiatives through other means too. However as part of Connecting Hands he can now bring his professional experience to help those who need it.