Mohammed Abdul Aziz was the founding CEO of the Forum Against Islamophobia and Racism, and the founding Director of FaithWise Ltd. He subsequently worked for 8 years in Central Government in the UK as Advisor and then Senior Advisor to senior civil servants and ministers on race, religion and cohesion issues. He has held various public appointment positions, including Commissioner at the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission and TUC’s Commission on Vulnerable Employment. He was a member of the Government Steering Group that set up the UK’s Equality & Human Rights Commission. He has also been a Chair of the European Network Against Racism and is currently a Vice-Chair of the Equality & Diversity Forum. Mohammed is currently Director of the Centre for Public Education at the Woolf Institute, Cambridge and a Nohoudh Scholar/PhD Candidate at SOAS, University of London.