Maz has undertaken several initiatives to improve the welcome for BAME people within M&S, including, mentoring kids in local schools for 6 years, asking M&S to provide mentors, arranging for influential people from BAME backgrounds to give inspiring talks at target schools and also speaking himself. He has also arranged world at work visits, where BAME children from a number of schools spend a day at M&S’s Head Office learning about different roles. Externally, Maz has been working with the Mosaic Network (now part of the Princes Trust) in a senior leadership position for over six years. He Co-chairs the Mosaic Associates group and often gets asked to give talks at various community centres and schools. He also currently mentors four kids weekly on a 1-2-1 basis.