Cllr Ayoub Khan grew up and still lives in Aston. He was educated locally, attending Prince Albert School Primary, Duddeston Manor Secondary and Josiah Mason College. He has a degree in chemistry and a Masters in mechanical engineering from the University of Birmingham. After graduating, he worked as an IT consultant for Keane Ltd and for Fujitsu Consulting before studying law at the University of Central England. He was called to the Bar in 2005 and qualified as a barrister in 2007.
He was first elected for Aston ward in May 2003 and became Cabinet Member for Local Services and Community Safety in May 2007.
As Cabinet Member for Local Services and Community Safety, Cllr Ayoub Khan has responsibility for co-ordinating and initiating the Council's activities in relation to community safety and crime prevention and further developing neighbourhood working in the city so as to 'achieve excellence with communities'. Other responsibilities include having the strategic overview of Neighbourhood Offices and tackling financial exclusion in Birmingham.
Ayoub is a dedicated family man and lives with his partner and three children.