Malik arrived in Australia in 2007 as a self-funded migrant under the Management Skills program, having graduated in Pakistan. Malik achieved a Diploma in Human Resource management from Chisholm TAFE and presently works for World Vision. Malik also works voluntarily with the Urdu Academy of Australia and has organised events with overseas academics and visiting performers to promote multi-cultural awareness. Malik also produces and presents Hindi radio programs, undertakes freelance journalism and is a volunteer with the Salvation Army. He is a regular Red Cross blood donor and is registered as an Australian Organ donor. He has great commitment and care for Australian society.