Usman Ali

SPMA Youth Lead


Usman Ali has served as the SPMA Youth Lead since it’s inception in 2008. He has been working to build his public service career and gained experience working within the political, public and third sectors as an adviser. In 2013, Usman was awarded The Scottish Young Ethnic Citizenship Award.
Usman was elected as Scotland’s 77th Chairperson of the Scottish Trade Union Congress Youth Committee – the first Scottish Muslim or Asian to have done so.
He was also appointed as a Commonwealth Youth Lead in 2014 and as a fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society. In 2015, he was appointed as a UK Young Leader by the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom.