Born and brought up in Scotland, Anas Hassan is a pharmacist and broadcast journalist. He also enjoys public speaking and counts himself as a people person.
He was brought up in Kirkcaldy, Fife, but has lived in various places in Scotland and England throughout his lifetime. He graduated with a Masters degree in Pharmacy from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. He then went on to complete his pre-registration year and qualified as a pharmacist in 2012.
Anas is also a broadcast journalist and loves broadcasting. He has interviewed people like Dame Elish Angiolini, Michael Matheson MSP and David Martin MEP. Currently, he can occasionally be heard on Kingdom FM, Fife’s Feel Good Station.
He achieved two nominations for the UK Hospital Broadcasting Association Awards for Best Speech Package in 2014 where he interviewed Kevin Toolis about ‘The Confessions of Gordon Brown’. Anas also achieved a nomination for Best Newcomer in 2015 at the same awards. His 2014 and 2015 nominations were achieved whilst at Victoria Radio Network in Kirkcaldy.
He has made contributions on radio, particularly BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Five Live and LBC. He has also made numerous appearances on television including BBC One’s ‘The Big Questions’ and STV2’s ‘Live at Five’.
Anas supports Newcastle United and Scotland at football. He also enjoys watching the Scottish Rugby Union team. He also enjoys playing pool, but isn’t so good at snooker unfortunately!
Anas is also passionate about Scotland. He has travelled much of the country and continues to be fascinated by the geography of the nation. He also prefers wearing tartan trews to kilts!
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