Irshad Mirza is an Indian industrialist and the executive chairman of Mirza International group of companies. He is a former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh State Minority Commission. An alumnus of the Aligarh Muslim University, he is a former member of the University Court. He is the founder of Mirza Foundation, a charitable organization and is involved in social welfare activities. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2010, for his contributions to trade and industry.