Dr Muhammad Manazir Ahsan is the Chairman, Board of Trustees, The Islamic Foundation, and Rector, Markfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicester, UK. He has published and lectured extensively on Islam and Muslims in Britain. He is also the Editor of The Muslim World Book Review, a quarterly journal devoted to analyzing the latest publications on Islam and the Muslim World. He has chaired several major Muslim and interfaith organisations in the UK. He received an MBE in 2000 on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his contribution to interfaith and community activities.