Mustafa Faruqi

Head of Reward and Workplace Relations People - UK, Tesco

Mustafa is the Head of Reward and Workplace Relations for Tesco which is the largest private sector employer in the UK. Prior to this, he has worked for a number of private and public sector organisations including British Airways, Heathrow Airport and Network Rail. His career in human resources has specialised in negotiating with trade unions, implementing workplace change, developing HR policies and managing employee casework including employment tribunals.  


Mustafa graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in organisational psychology from City University, London. He has previously served on the workplace advisory committee of the University of West London, providing HR advice to the board and Vice Chancellor of the university.


He is an Employer Panel Member for the Central Arbitration Committee which is a tribunal of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy that resolves collective workplace disputes involving trade unions.


He is also Chair of Muslim Aid, a faith-based British international charity founded in 1985, that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters or conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease, homelessness, injustice, deprivation or lack of skills and economic opportunities.