Asif was delighted to attend a special event at Harrow Business Club and was privileged to meet the guest speaker Lord Michael Grade. A former Chairman of the BBC, Lord Grade has enjoyed a distinguished media career that has included senior roles at the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV. He is known for his charismatic personality, and was an excellent public speaker.
Asif was inspired by Lord Grade’s speech about his life and his career; his profile of his extensive career was amazing where he started his life in 1943 and was the trainee journalist for Daily Mirror in 1966. He was also part of the Grade family who dealt with media career including TV/ Broadcasting/ programmes.
Asif explained: “It was a fantastic evening and having listened to Lord Grade’s presentation, he was an inspirational role model for many, regarding his vast career of working in television and initiating some of the key changes within his role as broadcaster and producer.
To learn more about Michael Grade and his profile, check out the BBC Online website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6190116.stm
Not only it stopped there, Asif enjoyed most from networking, meeting people and explaining about our Deaf Club and the work we do. Asif was also pleased to have met Morris Bright, Chairman on the Board of Directors for Elstree Films Studios Ltd.