Trustees

Habibur Rahman is the current Chairman of the East London Mosque Trust. He has been a long time volunteer of the Mosque since the 1980s, becoming involved with the Mosque's management in the late 90s. Habib is an Academic Leader who has worked at the London Metropolitan University for the last 20 years.

Ayub Khan is the current Honorary Secretary of the East London Mosque Trust. Ayub has a long history of serving the East London Mosque Trust since 1982. Ayub works as an Income Recovery Project Manager for an RSL.

Mohammed Abdul Malik currently serves as Treasurer for the Trust. He is a local government officer by profession. He takes on the governance responsibility to improve the organisation's income generation and sustainability.

Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE is an educationalist, community activist, author and parenting consultant in the British Muslim community. He has served East London’s diverse communities in various capacities for three decades. He is currently a trustee, and served as Chairman of the East London Mosque Trust from 2002-2013. He is also a founding member of The East London Communities Organisation (TELCO). He was also a board member of the London Organising Committee of the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

Staff

Dilowar Hussain Khan has been the Executive Director of the East London Mosque Trust since 2002. He has a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance. From 1995-1999 he was the Director of Islamic Community Centre, in North London and was also the Finance Manager of a Housing Association in East London. From 1999 to 2002 he managed a special educational needs organisation, Asian Parents Association for Special Educational Needs in Tower Hamlets (APSENTH). He is also vice-chair of Faiths Forum for London.

Shaykh Abdul Qayum has been the Head Imam and Khateeb of the East London Mosque since 1993. He studied Islamic Sciences and Uloomul Hadith at the Madrasah Aliah, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, he continued his study of Islamic Sciences under several scholars. At the Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University he completed a B.A. in Arabic Language & Literature and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics. He went on to lecture in Qur’anic Arabic at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He is a patron of Richard House Children’s Hospice.

Sufia Alam is the Centre Manager at the Maryam Centre, part of the East London Mosque Trust. She has worked in the third sector for the past 20 years. Sufia has worked to actively empower women in the community and has a background in community leadership.