Javeed joins Aktive from Sport Waitakere where he has been employed for the past two years leading target populations projects aimed at increasing physical activity in Indian and Samoan populations; and prior to this he worked at Touch North Harbour where he delivered coaching programmes to primary and intermediate schools. Javeed brings valuable knowledge of youth sport through his academic work which includes being part of the Good Sports research group that captured the findings from surveys and presented the impact of Good Sports in usable form. Javeed also has experience as a coach developer in cricket and in other sport administration and officiating roles at both a club and regional level. His scholarly achievements are impressive, achieving tertiary qualifications which include a Bachelor of Sport, a Master of Business (Management major) and a Master of Philosophy (Coaching major). He is currently working on his PhD focusing on the experiences of early career rugby referees.