We are delighted to announce that Tariq Abbasi MBE is the hospice’s newest Patron.
Tariq has been a supporter and champion of our work for many years and has already made some very valuable introductions into communities across Greenwich.
We are thrilled that he accepted our invitation to formalise his role and become Patron. Tariq will be using his influence and connections to support our work and help to grow our reach across the Boroughs.
What do you need to know about our new Patron?
Tariq has worked as an Investment Banker and real estate developer for the past twenty-five years. In addition to running his own business, he has been serving as a trustee for several national and international charitable organisations, supporting and advocating peace and justice. Over the years Tariq has also assisted in educating young children from under privileged backgrounds.
Notably Tariq also:
- Was awarded an MBE for his work on community cohesion in the Royal Borough of Greenwich
- Has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, and is a member of the Kings Award of Voluntary Services (KAVS)
- Is a Freeman of the City of London and a Freeman of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and the recipient of Lifetime Achievement award
- Was the recipient of a personal commendation from the Chief of Defence Staff, General Sir Nicholas Houghton CDS GCB CBE ADC Gen, for his services to the British Armed Forces
Welcome to the team, Tariq!