Azhar joined the UIC in the 2006 having previously worked on the Connecting for Health project, modernising IT Systems in the NHS. He took on a wide variety of roles during his time on the project including Software Tester, Programmer, Health Informatics Support, Database Developer and Administrator. He was involved in a range of activities from programming to testing as well as analysing data and producing statistics. He has extensive experience in software implementation as well as providing technical support.
He is a book worm and also enjoys playing cricket and football.