Dilwar Hussain is Chair of New Horizons in British Islam, a charity that works for reform in Muslim thought and practice and is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. Research Fellow at the Lokahi Foundation and Senior Programme Advisor to the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. His research interests include: social policy, Muslim identity and Islamic reform in the modern world.

Dilwar is a Trustee of the Three Faiths Forum (3FF) and the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and a member of the Faiths Advisory Panel for Near Neighbours. He was Head of the Policy Research Centre, at the Islamic Foundation (2007-2013), a Commissioner at the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) (2006-2007), a Trustee of Maslaha (2011 – 2013), and served on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Urban Life and Faith (2005 – 2006).

Dilwar blogs at: www.dilwar.org