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Irfan Malik
January 15, 2019 By Faith Matters

Irfan Malik

Irfan Malik works as a GP in Nottingham and is involved in interfaith activities. He has an interest in the Indian contribution in the First World War and hosts a travelling exhibition on this. His work on the First World War has been highlighted in various newspapers including the Daily Telegraph        

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Dr Azeem Ibrahim
June 14, 2018 By Faith Matters

Dr Azeem Ibrahim

Dr Azeem Ibrahim is a Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College and member of the Board of Directors at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence at the Department of War Studies at Kings College London University. He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge […]

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Varinder Singh Bola
April 5, 2017 By Faith Matters

Varinder Singh Bola

Varinder is a Councillor in the London Borough of Redbridge. He is a member of the Redbridge Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE), and until recently was Chairman of the Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel. Varinder works for a Whitehall think-tank, specialising in policy engagement with political parties on national defence and security policy […]

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President of Faith Matters – Simon Hughes
September 1, 2014 By Faith Matters

President of Faith Matters – Simon Hughes

A tireless community politician, twice an unsuccessful contender for the leadership of his Party, Simon Hughes seems, like the poor of his inner-city constituency, to have always been with us. “It’s never the end of Simon Hughes” he prophesied after losing the party leadership election in 2006. And although he was not included in the coalition […]

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The Revd Rana Youab Khan
September 9, 2013 By Faith Matters

The Revd Rana Youab Khan

The Revd Rana Youab Khan is an Anglican born and brought up in Pakistan. Rana Khan have been involved with inter faith relations as well as justice and peace activities and prison ministry in Pakistan for many years. Although he comes from a Christian family, however was educated in a madrasa (primary school) attached to […]

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Lord Carlile of Berriew C.B.E., Q.C.
September 5, 2013 By Faith Matters

Lord Carlile of Berriew C.B.E., Q.C.

Alex Carlile was born in Wales in 1948. After education at Epsom College he graduated LLB AKC at King’s College London. Lord Carlile was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn (where he is now a Bencher) in 1970 and became a Q.C. in 1984, at the age of 36. Until 2009 he was the […]

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Laurence Brass
September 2, 2013 By Faith Matters

Laurence Brass

Laurence Brass is a serving Judge and former Vice President/Treasurer of the Board of Deputies. He is currently a trustee of JCORE (Jewish Council for Racial Equality) and the Wyndham Place Charlemagne Trust (a pan-European interfaith Trust). He contested five General Elections as a Parliamentary Candidate and was an elected Councillor on Hertsmere Borough Council […]

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Ambassador Akbar Ahmed
July 10, 2013 By Faith Matters

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is a Visiting Professor and was First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He has taught at Princeton, Harvard, […]

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Sally Becker
August 11, 2011 By Faith Matters

Sally Becker

Sally’s work as a humanitarian has been well-documented, especially during the Bosnian conflict, where she crossed front lines to rescue injured children from besieged areas. Amidst the carnage and the chaos, she negotiated ceasefires in areas where others had failed and her evacuation missions helped save hundreds of lives. In 2008 Sally became a Goodwill […]

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Baroness Neuberger DBE
February 26, 2010 By Faith Matters

Baroness Neuberger DBE

Baroness Neuberger DBE was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge and Leo Baeck College, London. She became a rabbi in 1977, and served the South London Liberal Synagogue for twelve years, before going to the King’s Fund Institute as a Visiting Fellow. She was at Harvard Medical School in 1991-1992, Chairman of Camden & Islington Community […]

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