Usman works with Music Action International in Marketing and Communications. He is working towards completing his MSc in Marketing Communications from Birkbeck University in London. As an ex-detainee and a refugee, he has a keen interest in working in this sector where he can help to bring some real and practical change in lives of other refugees and detainees like himself.
He is also the ambassador of Refugee Week and worked in marketing with Counterpoints Arts from January 2018 till July 2018. He was actively part of Refugee Week 2018 by working on Marketing campaigns including social media as well as doing public speaking. Part of Freed Voice Group at Detention Action, Usman is involved in public speaking, including speaking in the House of Commons in front of an audience of secretaries of MPs. He cherishes the idea of togetherness and community. Working together he believes, one day the world will be a better place.