Apolitical approach to outreach within an inclusive socio-religious framework
Constructive engagement to address societal challenges with empathic appreciation of the underlying causes of violent radicalisation
Unambiguous, informed and decisive voices of reason that are united in mediation for social cohesion
Transparent & Truthful
Promote transparent and truthful dialogue between state actors and civil society, particularly when discourses from either side are divisive
Simon Cornwall is a very experienced Counter Terrorism Consultant and Trainer currently based in the United Kingdom
He has worked for various government agencies, intelligence groups, international organisations and NGOs based across the world, a sought after working across the globe including in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Georgia, Sweden, Kyrgyzstan, Denmark, Italy, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Czech Republic, France and Africa.
Abdul Haqq converted to Islam in 1990 and, after working in the legal profession for ten years, transferred his focus to community leadership and educational management following his appointment, in January 1994, as Chairman of the Brixton Mosque.
During his fifteen year tenure as chairman up until January 2009 his community work included the establishment of the Brixton Muslim community’s first registered independent Muslim primary school, Iqra.