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Fiyaz MughalFiyaz Mughal OBE has been instrumental in setting up the national hate crime project, TELL MAMA and was the founder of this national faith hate crime reporting project. He set up the reporting procedures and the classifications of incidents, has lobbied Central Government, Police and Crime Commissioners, MP's and EU stakeholders, and has led the project since January 2012.

The TELL MAMA project is the only Islamophobic hate crime national monitoring project and Fiyaz Mughal has fundraised, managed the project,developed the on-line presence, lobbied with parliamentarians and has fast become one of the specialists in anti-Muslim hate crime in the UK.

Fiyaz Mughal was also honoured with the OBE for his work with communities in 2009 and has been a councillor for 6 years, in both Oxford and the London Borough of Haringey. Fiyaz Mughal was a Liberal Democrat Councillor during this period and served on the Federal Policy Committee for 2 years. He was also the Chair of the Ethnic Minority Liberal Democrats for 4 years from 2004-2008. Furthermore, he served as a Deputy to the President of the Party, Simon Hughes, between 2007-2008 and was an Advisor to the Leader of the Liberal Democrats, the Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP on faith communities and tackling extremism between 2008-2009. Fiyaz Mughal also has served on various working groups within the Liberal Democrats over the last decade.

Fiyaz Mughal has also been working on programmes at a local, national and international level on countering extremism and was initially part of the Extremism Task Force convened after the 7/7 terrorist bombings in London in 2005. He has been working on this agenda since 2005 and has delivered advice, support, practical guidance and assistance to local authorities, politicians and national governments on preventing radicalisation and extremism. He has also project managed over 35 local and national projects working on supporting integration, tackling hate crimes and in preventing extremism at community levels.

As the Founder and Director of Faith Matters and TELL MAMA, Fiyaz Mughal has been regularly featured on mainstream TV, cable and print media sources and has therefore set up the equivalent of the Community Security Trust for the reporting of anti-Muslim hate. The work of TELL MAMA can be found here, www.tellmamauk.org and was founded by Fiyaz Mughal in November 2011 and launched in January 2012. Faith Matters can be found here, www.faith-matters.org.

A successful social entrepreneur, further social agencies that Fiyaz Mughal has successfully developed are listed in this profile. If you are looking for support, advice and consultancy on developing hate crime reporting structures or policies, do get in touch.