Jia Afsar

Position: Regional Chair, Wales
Categories: Former Chairs

Wajiha(Jia) is an award winning, socially conscious leader within the urban and tech sector. She has more than a decade of professional industry experience, across a range of private and public sector clients. A strong believer in inclusive, community led growth, Jia is an experienced advocate of knowledge sharing through pro-bono volunteering. She facilitates collaborative approaches, utilises lateral thinking and entrepreneurial approaches for solving complex problems within tight timeframes and limited funding.  In all her endeavours, Jia applies a cross-discipline, transparent, systems thinking approach ensuring the needs and requirements of the end users, clients and wider team are well-considered. This ties into her holistic sustainability ethos and vision for the future.