Specialist healthcare REIT Assura plc has appointed Aamir Aziz as board fellow with effect from 1 November 2023 for a period of 12 months.
Aziz is currently head of technology, digital & data for the UK and EMEA at Frasers Property Limited. He was previously interim chief technology officer, GE Transportation.
The board fellow programme aims to build a pipeline of diverse Board talent through inviting individuals to sit on the Board for a period of time in a voluntary capacity, experiencing boardroom discussions and receiving mentoring from non-executive directors.
Non-executive chairman Ed Smith, said: ‘Aamir brings considerable expertise and experience in the fields of technology and strategy development and we are excited about the valuable contribution that Aamir will make over the coming months.
‘We believe the board fellow programme is important for the development of a pipeline of diverse Board talent and are pleased to have attracted someone of Aamir’s calibre in our second year of participating.’