Conservative Muslim Forum
Lord Sheikh is Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum and of the Conservative Ethnic Diversity Council. He became a life peer in 2006. He was raised in a multi-faith and multi-cultural society and can speak six languages.
Lord Sheikh is Chairman of Camberford Law plc. He has been President of the Insurance Institute of Croydon and a member of the National Council of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He has twice been Regional Chairman of the British Insurance Brokers Association and was a Director of the Association’s main board for four years.
For twelve years Lord Sheikh was a visiting lecturer at various colleges and polytechnics and he has written educational materials. He belongs to three Livery companies and is a Freeman of the City of London.
He founded and funds a registered charity which recognises and rewards the attainment of young rising stars and potential future leaders. Lord Sheikh is married to Shaida from whom he receives support in his social and political work.