Rifhat Malik MBE

Rifhat Malik MBE is a professional health and fitness instructor and has considerable experience within the voluntary and community sector, where she has worked for the past fifteen years.


A married mother with one daughter and a lifelong resident of Leeds, she is a founder member of the Give A Gift scheme which encourages the South Asian Community to support local charities operating in their respective localities.


Through this role Rifhat has been actively supporting Martin House over the past 18 months and she is confident that her strong passion for this area of work, combined with her events management experience, will be an additional facet to the work of the board.

She has previously worked within both the private and education sector is keen to use her role as a trustee to raise awareness of the hospice in communities which traditionally do not access its services.

Rifhat was awarded an MBE for services to Muslim women and to charity in the 2019 New Year Honours.