Baron Khalid Hameed has been chaiman of the Comonwealth Youth Exchange Council since 1997. He is also the High Sheriff of Greater London and Chairman of Alpha Hospitals. Formerly, he was Executive Director and Chief Executive of the Cromwell Hospital. He is involved in a number of organisations and charities which help develop harmony between diverse faiths and cultures in the UK.
Hameed, who was made a commander of the Excellent Order of the British Empire by the Queen in 2003, won the Sternberg Interfaith Award in 2005 in recognition of his contribution to furthering Christian-Muslim-Jewish relations in the UK.