Senior Advisor - Student BIMA ( sBIMA)
Dr Shams Butt is a Junior Doctor and accredited youth leader, having graduated from University of Bristol and Imperial College London. He holds a strong interest in health inequalities and charitable endeavours. Shams is the founder of BIMA Students (sBIMA) and Muslim Medics Bristol, organisations promoting the positive contribution of Muslim Medics in the UK and providing academic, social and pastoral support to tomorrow's medical workforce. Driven by his severely disabled twin-brother, he co-founded volunteer-led UK-registered disability charity, INSAAN. He has worked on a number of charitable initiatives, lobbying change and breaking stigma and inequality amongst BAME communities. As a philanthropist, he has worked with multiple NGOs across the UK and has been humbly recognised by the Prime Minister for his philanthropic activities and academic success.