Scottish politician known for being the first Muslim Minister to be appointed to a position in the Scottish Government. He was later named Minister for Transport and the Islands in 2016.
After receiving a master's degree in politics from the University of Glasgow, he became a parliamentary assistant in 2007.
He was first elected to Scottish Parliament in 2011 when he was only 25 years old. He's also written for the Evening Times.
He's of Kenya and Pakistani descent.
He's worked with Nicola Sturgeon, who took over as First Minister in 2014.