Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE
Dr Bari is an educationalist, author and parenting consultant. After completing his PhD in Physics from King’s College London in 1986, he worked as Physics researcher, Secondary Science teacher and Specialist teacher in Behaviour Support before he took an early retirement in 2011. Since then, he has focused on writing, volunteering with some civil society bodies and charities, facilitating his own parenting course and mentoring young people. Dr Abdul Bari has had a long involvement with several large voluntary organisations including the East London Mosque, Muslim Council of Britain, Citizens UK and Muslim Aid. He also served as a board member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (London 2012). He is an Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Education from the University of East London. His latest books are A Long Jihad: My Quest for the Middle Way (his memoirs) and The Rohingya Crisis: A People Facing Extinction.
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