IMAM Dr Abdul Jalil Sajid JP is a leading British Muslim of Pakistani origin who is at present IMAM of Brighton Islamic Mission; Chairman of Muslim Council for Religious and Racial Harmony UK, Chair of Pakistan Welfare Association Sussex ( PWA ); Treasurer of National Association of British Pakistani ( NABPAK ); Muslim Judge of Muslim Family Court and a Justice of Peace based at Brighton and Hove Bench Secretary/Treasurer of the Sussex Muslim Society Trust Board, Chair of Muslim Council of Britain ( MCB ) Social Policy, Welfare and Regeneration Committee (1997-2002) and Secretary of the Al-Hijrah Trust .
He is member of Commission on British Muslims and Islamophobia and IMAMS and Mosques Council UK , an adviser to Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham on matters of faith and cross-culture. He is a member of the International Advisory Council of the Maimonides Foundation , Sir Sternburg Centre's Dialogue Group, Black Jewish Forum and Three-faith Forum. He is Secretary of the Ethnic Minorities Representatives Council ( EMRC ) and a trustee of Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership. He is a Muslim Chaplain at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and South Downs Health NHS Trusts. He is a Vice-Chair of UK Chapter of World Conference of Religion and Peace ( WCRP ).
He is an Executive Committee member of World Congress of Faiths ( WCF ); National Association of SACRES; National Council for the Welfare of Muslim Prisoners ( NCWMP ) and the Inter-faith Network UK . He was Chair of Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group ( IFCG ) 1995-2000. He was Chair and Vice Chair of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants ( JCWI ) 1990-98 and Chair of Citizens Advice Bureaux's (NACAB ) Black Workers Group 1991-95. He was Assistant Secretary General of Union of Muslim Organisations ( UMO ) during 1980-94 and Trustees of Friends of National Association of Citizen Advice Bureaux's ( NACAB ) and NACAB Council member 1990-94.
He was an Executive Committee member of United Kingdom Immigration Advisory Services ( UKIAS ) during 1978-1995. He was an Executive Committee member of the Federation of Students Islamic Societies ( FOSIS ) and President of Students Islamic Society at London School of Economics 1977-80. He is the founding member of the Standing Conference of Jews, Christian and Muslims in Europe ( JCM ). He is a consultant to a number of statutory and voluntary agencies on race, multi-cultural and religious issues. His special interests include Freedom, Human Rights, Morality, Social Justice, Inter-faith dialogue, Equality and responsibility. He opposes and campaigns against all forms of discrimination and oppression. In short IMAM Dr Sajid is a pre-eminent Muslim scholar, thinker, speaker, educator and mentor. His ideas are some of the most advanced in Muslim search for meaningful interpretation of Islam in the 21 st Century (1.12.2002)