Engagement Partners

Irfan Jalil

Engagement Partner


University College Birmingham

Irfan Jalil

Irfan has worked with JS Group since 2006. During that time has held various roles working his way up from the shop floor to his current role as Engagement Partner at University College Birmingham.

Irfan graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2006 with a BA and then completed an MSc at the same institution. He began his career with JS as a bookseller at Aston University. In 2016 he was awarded Academic, Professional and Specialist Bookseller of the Year whilst in his capacity as Manager of the JS bookshops at Aston University and University of Birmingham. He has also worked on the BCU Aspire scheme at Birmingham City University and briefly on the Reach scheme at University of Worcester.

As Engagement Partner for UCB, Irfan brings his extensive experience of working with higher education institutions to engage students and deliver better outcomes.