101Pakistanis

Nazir Afzal OBE, is the Chief Crown Prosecutor of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for North West England. He is the first British Pakistani Muslim to be appointed to such a position and is Britain's most senior Muslim lawyer within the CPS. He has campaigned for women's rights and spoken out against forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour killings.

Naguib Kheraj is Vice Chairman of Barclays Bank PLC. He was previously a Director and Member of the Group Executive Committee of Barclays PLC, where he served in a number of senior roles between 1997 and 2007 including Group Finance Director and various business line management positions in Wealth Management, Institutional Asset Management and Investment Banking.

Ghayasuddin Siddiqui is an academic and political activist. He was born in Delhi, India, migrated to Pakistan in late 1947 and moved to the UK in 1964. He has been leader of the Muslim Parliament of Great Britain, which he co-founded in 1992, and director of one of the oldest Muslim think-tanks in Britain, The Muslim Institute, which he co-founded in 1973.

Nahim Aslam is a British Pakistani businessman and a Food Guru who has won several awards for his achievements to promote authentic Pakistani cuisine in the UK. A gentle and approachable man, Nahim is like the proverbial swan; cool, calm and graceful on the surface but pedaling and working hard below it. Never complacent, Nahim continually strives for the next challenge, the next venture, the next exciting step for the Indian Ocean.

Clr Hassan was born in Lahore, Pakistan but moved to Manchester in 1984. The new Lord Mayor brings to the office a diverse range of employment experience having worked in the city as a factory worker, taxi driver, in security and hospitality management. Hassan has also been particularly active within the GMB Union and served as both a race and community liaison officer for the Lancashire region.

Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE, FRSA (born 3 May 1963) is a British Pakistani Muslim academic. She is Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh. and is a member of the Commission on Scottish Devolution. She is also a regular contributor to Thought for the Day and Sunday on BBC Radio 4, and to The TimesThe ScotsmanThe GuardianSunday Herald.