Manager youth and education at IFRC
Amjad Mohamed Saleem is a political scientist with extensive knowledge of peace-building, humanitarian affairs, and development work. He has a particular interest for interfaith engagement and a focus on South Asia. He has worked for different organizations on peace-building and humanitarian action. He currently works for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies as the Manager of Volunteer, Youth and Education Development, based in Geneva.
Amjad sits on the board of the Joint Learning Initiative for Faith and Communities. He was a thematic advisor for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in 2015, the vice chair for the NEAR Network and civil society advisor to the Commonwealth Foundation. He is a regular contributor to Huffington Post and State of Formation, an alumni of the International Visitors Leadership Program and a Hive Global Leaders Fellow. He has published in a number of journals, chapters in several books and published a book in 2008 entitled ""Lessons from Aceh"". Amjad has an M.Eng from Imperial College, London, an MBA from U21 Global Singapore and a PhD from Exeter University.