Dr. Muhammad Abdul Bari is an educationalist and community activist holding a PhD and PGCE from King's College London and a Management degree from the Open University. He has worked as an Air Force Officer, researcher in Physics, science teacher and a behaviour support teacher. He was Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain (2006-2010), Chairman of the East London Mosque Trust (2002-13) and a board member of the London Olympics and Paralympics Organising Committee (2006-2013). He writes on community and social issues and has authored several books on Muslim family, parenting and identity. He is the founder of Amana Parenting and Head2Heart (a socio-political forum). He is married with four children.