Khalid Hameed

Lord Hameed was raised to the peerage as Baron Hameed, of Hampstead in the London Borough of Camden in 2007. He is a crossbencher.

Lord Hameed has been Chairman of the Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council since 1997. He is also the Chairman of Alpha Hospital Group, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the London International Hospital

He was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as the first Asian High Sheriff of Greater London for the year 2006-2007. This office is 1,000 years old and is the second oldest office in the country after the monarchy.

Formerly, he was Executive Director and Chief Executive of the Cromwell Hospital. 

Lord Hameed's charities 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.

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