National Mosque Security Advisory Panel

Imam Qari Asim

NORTH EAST ADVISER

Qari Asim, MBE is senior Imam at Makkah Mosque in Leeds, which has won the award of being UK’s model mosque. He is a Legal Director at a global law firm, DLA Piper. He is Deputy Chair of Government’s Anti-Muslim Hatred/ Islamophobia Working Group, Chair of MINAB and senior editor of ImamsOnline.

Saleha Islam

LONDON ADVISER

Saleha Islam is the first woman to manage an established British Islamic centre, as well as being the former Regional Director in London for Penny Appeal. With over 25 years of experience working in with NSPCC, social services and developing and delivering services to vulnerable children and families across the UK. 

Abdul Haque

NATIONAL ADVISER

Abdul Haque is a Commander Mcewan’s private office – New Scotland Yard. He is also involved in strategic crime prevention, inclusion, Post terrorism engagement and community coordination in London. He is also the UK Vice Chair of the Association Muslim Police (AMP). 

Dr Meraj Hasan

WALES ADVISER

Dr Meraj Hasan is a leading figure in the Muslim Council of Wales, a pioneer in prisonor rehabilitaion and a founding member of ISSA Wales, Supporting the social and emotional well-being of BAME communities in Cardiff and Wales more generally, he is also full time Muslim Chaplain at Cardiff University. 

Amjad Ali

SOUTH COAST ADVISER

Chair of Mosque Independent advisory group to Avon and Summerset police. Advising on matters in relation to criminal justice and cultural competences in public service 

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