MOHAMMED AMRAN, BCAc
40-year-old Mohammed has worked hard on behalf of all communities within his home city of Bradford. At present he is a Behaviour Supervisor at a grammar school and previously he was the Home Secretary’s Representative on the Select Panel Police Authority. He is also a member of the Courts Boards North/West Yorkshire for the Ministry of Justice. Outside of his successful career, Mohammed has devoted many hours of his time to help, assist and contribute to a myriad of organisations and committees.
At the age of 22 Mohammed was appointed the youngest ever Commissioner for The Commission for Racial Equality. High achievement having come from inner city Bradford which has high levels of unemployment, poverty, crime and drugs, and having left school with no formal qualifications.
Mohammed has selflessly worked for and on behalf of other people, young, old, ethnic minorities and disabled. In 2012 Mohammed’s youngest son was diagnosed with Leukaemia and had to go through treatment for nearly four years, a very difficult time for the family. However, Mohammed’s voluntary work for his community continued.
During the Bradford disturbances of 1995 and 2001 he was on the frontline of conflict resolutions when he enabled young people to have open and honest dialogue with the West Yorkshire Police Service. He set up the ‘Young People’s Forum’, giving young people a sense of involvement and empowerment.
Nominated by: Ikram Butt