Naved Siddiqi is a founding Trustee of New Horizons in British Islam and a Researcher at the Woolf Institute, where his special interests include faith issues in palliative care. A social scientist and trainer, he has trained extensively across the public and third sectors, and contributes to research and policy discussions on faith identity, end of life care, integration and extremism. He is an editor of The Respect Programme lesson resource having worked closely with over 200 head teachers and schools on contemporary social issues, and works with leading Jewish schools on religious education.
Naved served as a board member of the Islamic Society of Britain for over 10 years. He was tutored in theology and in Islamic social and political history by the late Professor Zaki Badawi, and is a reader in anthropology and comparative law, including the contextualisation of Sharia. Married with young-adult children, he tweets @ThisIsNaved.