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    Programmes Manager, education consultant and doctoral researcher with a verifiable track record of advising, offering logistical support and developing customised educational programmes. With focuses on leadership, management and community development for local communities, international governments and faith-based centres.


    Al-Rawiya / Rawiya College Apr 2012 Present Director of Operations / Course Coordinator Duties and responsibilities include: Curriculum development and programme/events management; Produced online, offline, digital and print content; Producing lecture series for Rawiya Colleges virtual learning portal; Web development: Installed, configured and training staff to maintain Rawiya Colleges virtual learning portal; Risk assessment: Cash-flow forecasting and identifying benefits and risks for projects and events;

    Malaysian Government1 Mar 2008 Present Course Director / Programme Manager: Leadership and Interfaith training programme Duties and responsibilities include: Negotiating course content and fee for the programme attended by senior federal officers from Malaysia; Budgeting, bookkeeping, international money transfers, PAYE, and producing financial and progress reports (annual

    budget of approximately 200,000); Coordinating and delivering the three-month Leadership and Interfaith programme with programming partners,

    lecturers, apartment service providers and venues;

    Muslim College, London July 2007 Dec 2012 Academic Programme Manager Duties and responsibilities include: Supervised the Muslim Colleges Accreditation with the British Accreditation Council and Accreditation Service for

    International Colleges; Supervised the validation of the colleges post-graduate programme;

    o Link Tutor for Middlesex University; Course coordinator for the colleges MA in Islamic Studies programme and other chaplaincy training programmes; Maintaining the colleges student registry;

    British Home Office/Capacity Builders Capacity Development Officer Duties and responsibilities include:


    Developing British mosques capacity development programme; Composing and editing press releases, publicity material, web content and reports; Financial and policy advisor on British Muslim affairs under supervision of the line manager; Fund Raising; Networking and events management;


    University of Cambridge / Coexist Foundation Leadership Programme Sept 2012 Present Faculty Duties and responsibilities include: Faculty and consultant for a leadership training colloquium organised for medium-to-high level British faith

    leaders; Coordinating group exercises (scriptural reasoning and dialogue sessions) and workshops for participants on the


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    Research (Ph.D) Sept 2013 Present Heythrop College, University of London

    Abrahamic Religions (MA) Sept 2010 Sept 2012 Heythrop College, University of London

    Executive Education Social Enterprise & Cross-Cultural Dialogue July 2011 Jan 2012 Judge Business School (University of Cambridge) & ESSEC (Paris)

    Islamic Studies (MA) Sept 2005 June 2008 Muslim College, London

    Mathematics (BSc [Hons]) June 1998 June 2002 Kings College London, University of London

    SKILLS & INTERESTS Multilingual: English (native), Hindi/Urdu (conversational), Arabic (intermediate);

    Typing speed: 70-80 words per minute;

    Copywriting & Editing: Over seven years experience. (Online, offline, digital and print);

    Transcription: Transcribing over 300 hours of audio/video to text;

    Proficient in various academic software applications, they include, but not exclusive to: EndNotes, Google Docs, Grammarly, iMindMaps v.7, Prezi, Qualtrics, Rationale 2.0, Survey Monkey, Survey Gizmo, XMind Pro, Zotero;

    Over seven years experience with student management applications. Proficiency in, but not exclusive to: Alma, Blackbaud, Blackboard Learn, Microsoft Access, Moodle;

    Over seven years experience using the following software applications. Proficiency in, but not exclusive to: Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suites (CS4-CS6 & CC), Blender Microsoft Office Series (2007-2013 & 365), Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, QuarkXPress and Sony Vegas;

    Over seven years experience with IT hardware installation, configuration, overclocking, web development, social media optimisation and network/server configurations. Proficiency in, but not exclusive to:

    o Servers & wired, wireless and virtual networks: SQL Server, Windows Server (2008 R2, 2012, Lync, Project, and SharePoint), VMware, Virtual Box;

    o Web Content Management Systems: Blackboard Learn, Drupel, Joomla, Magento e-Commerce Software, Moodle and WordPress;

    o Programming languages: HTML, CSS, PHP;

    Hobbies: Gymnastics, Taekwondo, Lau Gar Kick Boxing, travelling, weight training and creative writing;


    Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship 2011 Edmond de Rothschild Foundations

    Diploma in Continuing Education in the study of Muslim-Jewish Relations 2008 Woolf Institute, University of Cambridge

    Diploma in Intermediate Literary Arabic 2006 Birkbeck College, University of London

    Diploma in Muslim Philosophy & Theology 2006 Birkbeck College, University of London


    Executive Committee member of the World Congress of Faiths 2013

    Ariane de Rothschild Fellow 2012