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Faz Hakim


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Farzana Hakim has worked as political adviser to the Equality and Human Rights Commission, as director of corporate and government relations at the Commission for Racial Equality and as a senior political adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair.

In 2008, the Power List named her one of the twenty most powerful Muslim women in the UK.

Farzana is currently Managing Director of Faz Hakim Ltd, a consultancy business in communications and equality issues.

She works part time as the Chief Operating Officer of ISS Magazine on their operation, marketing and design needs.

Faz previously worked as Political adviser to the Chair and Chief Executive at the Equality and Human Rights Commission and served as Director of corporate and government relations at the Commission for Racial Equality.

She handled CRE’s relations with Government and Parliament in the aftermath of the 9/11 and 7 July attacks, was a member of the Defeating Extremism Together Task Group and advised Government on relations with Muslim communities.

She served as a senior Political Adviser to the ex UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair between 1994 and 2000.

She has been a Vice-President at JP Morgan Investment Bank, where she headed up their media relations for the EMEA region. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Runnymede Trust and the Cedar Network for Professional Muslims.

Farzana holds a BA in sociology from Stirling and is a Fellow of the RSA.

  • Faz Hakim
  • 50 Featherstone Street , London EC1Y 8RT.

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