Mohammed Amin (businessman)

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Mohammed Amin is a British Muslim who has been Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum, an affiliated group within the British Conservative Party, since mid-2014.[1] He writes regularly about political and community cohesion issues on the ConservativeHome website.[2]

Amin has lived in the UK since 1952. He graduated in mathematics from Clare College, Cambridge, then obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Leeds. He is a chartered accountant and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He served on the Council for 12 years, standing down in 2015. In 2005 he became a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.[3]

Amin was the first Muslim partner of Price Waterhouse UK, now PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was elected to PwC's Supervisory Board from 2003–2009. Before his retirement at the end of 2009, Amin was PwC's head of Islamic finance in the UK.

Amin is Co-Chair of the Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester,[4] a member of the Consultative Council of the Three Faiths Forum[5] and Chair of Donors of the Curriculum for Cohesion.[6] He speaks and writes regularly on Islamic finance and on issues connected with politics and social cohesion. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List June 2016 "For services to Community Cohesion and Inter-faith Relations in Greater Manchester."[7]

See also[edit]

List of British Pakistanis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lord Sheikh relinquishes CMF Chairmanship". Conservative Muslim Forum. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Posts by Mohammed Amin". ConservativeHome. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Amin, Mohammed. "About Mohammed Amin". MohammedAmin.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Members of the Executive". The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester. 25 November 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "Founders, Trustees and Patrons". Three Faiths Forum. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "The Patrons". Curriculum for Cohesion. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Birthday Honours List United Kingdom". Supplement No. 1. London Gazette. 11 June 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2017.