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Muslim Power List 2010

This list was published on 30 April 2010. The organisers' website www.muslimpowerlist.com gives full details of how the list was compiled with 4,000 people making nominations via the internet. It is organised into subsections. As with the other lists, the numbering is solely for ease of reference, and does not indicate any ranking of the list.

Politics and Government

There are seven unfilled slots within the Politics category below. The list was released on 30 April 2010, shortly before the UK General Election on the 6th of May and gaps were left for new Muslim politicians who might be elected..

 

Name

Position / Organisation

1 Baron Nazir Ahmed Lord Ahmed of Rotherham, House of Lords
2 Azad Ali Islamic Forum Europe, Muslim Council of Britain, Civil Service Islamic Society and MCR
3 Mohammed Amin Conservative Muslim Forum,
Muslim Council of Britain and Three Faiths Forum
4 Asghar and Zulfiqar Bukhari Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK
5 Baron Khalid Hameed Lord Hameed of Hampstead, House of Lords
6 Dr. Syed Salah Kamall Member of European Parliament
7 Ajmal Masroor LibDem PPC, Muslim Council of Britain and Islamic Society of Britain
8 Cllr. Abjol Miah Respect Party PPC, Tower Hamlets Councillor
9 Osama Saeed Scottish National Party PPC
and Scottish-Islamic Foundation
10 Baron Mohamed Iltaf Sheikh Lord Sheikh of Cornhill, House of Lords
11 Dr. Abdul Wahid Leader of Hizb-ut-Tahrir, Britain
12 Baroness Sayeeda Hussain Warsi Lady Warsi of Dewsbury, House of Lords
13 Cllr. Salma Yaqoob Leader of Respect Party and Birmingham City Councillor
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Media, Arts and Entertainment

 

Name

Position / Organisation

21 Asad Ahmad Newsreader, BBC London
22 Aaqil Ahmed Head of Religion and Ethics, BBC
23 Imran Akram CEO, Brit Writers Awards
24 Fareena Alam Journalist, Press TV
25 Mohammed Ali Aerosol Arabic
26 Shujat Ali MD, Asian Sound Radio
27 Moazzam Begg Author and Human Rights Activist
28 Riazat Butt Religious Affairs, The Guardian
29 Mohammed Tahir Chaudhry Editor, Urdu Times
30 Andleeb Hanif Editor, Asian Express
31 Mohamed Ali Harrath CEO, Islam Channel
32 Mehdi Hasan Senior Editor, New Statesman
33 Mishal Husain Newsreader, BBC News
34 Muhammed Hussain Editor, The Muslim Post
35 Faisal Islam Economics Editor, Channel 4 News
36 Yusuf Islam Singer/Songwriter
37 Shelina Zahra Janohamed Author
38 Sarah Joseph OBE Editor, emel magazine
39 Ahmed Malik Editor, Muslim Weekly Editor, Weekly Bangladesh
40 Rageh Omaar Journalist, Al-Jazeera TV
41 Emdad Rahman Editor, LondonBangla
42 Adil Ray Presenter, BBC Asian Network
43 Arshia Riaz Presenter/Producer, BBC Radio
44 Yvonne Ridley Journalist, Press TV and founder of Viva Palestina, First Witness Productions and Cageprisoners
45 Peter Sanders Photographer
46 Khalid Sharif Editor, The Muslim Paper and MCB
47 Muhammad Tahir Editor, Ummah magazine
48 Zakia Yousaf Editor, The Asian Today
49 Sami Yusuf Singer/Songwriter

Business and Finance

 

Name

Position / Organisation

50 Nighat Awan Shere Khan Group
51 James Caan Hamilton Bradshaw and BBC Dragons Den
52 Sultan Choudhury Director, Islamic Bank of Britain Director, Al Kauthar Institute
53 Mohammed Abdel Moneim Al Fayed Chairman, Harrods and Fulham FC
54 Mohammed Khalid Chairman, Chicken Cottage
55 Sir Gulam Noon Noon Products
56 Sir Anwar Pervez Bestway Group
57 M. Ashraf Piranie Finance Director, Nottingham Building Society
58 Shabir Ahmed Randeree European Islamic Investment Bank and DCD
59 Amin Tejani LPC Group

Public Service and Non-profit

 

Name

Position / Organisation

60 Dr. Daud Abdullah Director, Middle East Monitor
61 Nazir Afzal Crown Prosecution Service
62 Dr. Mirza Ahmad Director of Governance, Birmingham City Council
63 Akeela Ahmed CEO, Muslim Youth Helpline
64 Anas Altikriti President, Cordoba Foundation
65 Rear-Admiral Amjad Hussain Royal Navy
66 Rizwan Hussain Barrister and TV Presenter
67 Jehangir Malik Director, Islamic Relief UK
68 Dr. Zahida Manzoor CBE Legal Services Complaints Commissioner and Legal Services Ombudsman
69 Ifath Nawaz President, Association of Muslim Lawyers
70 Ismail Patel Founder, Friends of Al-Aqsa and IslamExpo
71 Syed Sharfuddin CEO, Muslim Aid

Education and Academia

 

Name

Position / Organisation

72 Dr. Tahir Abbas Birmingham University and Takbeer TV
73 Dr. Manazir Ahsan MBE Islamic Foundation, Markfield
74 Dr. Chris Allen Birmingham University
75 Dr. Muhammad Farmer British Institute of Technology and E-commerce
76 Ian Fenn Head Teacher, Burnage Media and Arts College
77 Prof. Salim Al-Hassani Manchester University, British Science Association and the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation
78 Ibrahim Hewitt Head Teacher, Al-Aqsa Primary School
79 Dr. MH Mukadam Chairman, Association of Muslim Schools UK
80 Dr. Farhan Nizami CBE Oxford University
81 Mohammad Mushfique Uddin CEO, Ebrahim College

Islamic Education (Da’wah)

 

Name

Position / Organisation

82 Ustadha Bint Ahmad Al Zahra Women's Islamic Education Institute
83 Dr. Ahmad Al-Dubayan Director General, London Central Mosque
84 Yusuf Chambers Green and Chambers
85 Abdur Raheem Green Green and Chambers
86 Sheikh Haitham Al-Haddad Islamic Sharia Council and
Muslim Research and Development Foundation
87 Dr. Usama Hasan Al-Tawhid Masjid, London
88 Jalal ibn Saeed Mohabbat Al Fitrah Family and 1Eid
89 Hasan Mueenuddin Secretary General, Dawatul Islam
90 Sheikh Abdul Qayyum Imam, East London Mosque
91 Hamza Andreas Tzortzis  
92 Timothy John Winter (Abdul Hakim Murad) Cambridge University and Wolfson College
93 M. Zameer Islamic Da,wah Centre International (IDCI)

Sport

 

Name

Position / Organisation

94 Nicolas Anelka Striker, Chelsea Football Club
95 Javed Khan CFO, FA Premier League
96 Amir Khan World Light Welterweight Champion (Boxing)
97 Anthony Small Former British and Commonwealth Champion, Light Middleweight division (Boxing)
98 Kolo Habib Touré Captain, Manchester City Football Club
99 Danny Williams British (and former Commonwealth) Heavyweight Champion (Boxing)

 

 

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