Amjid AliNHS Blood and Transplant
Amjid Ali has a total of 25 years’ retail, business and Islamic banking experience. The last 10 years of his career with HSBC was spent as UK Head and Senior Manager, HSBC Amanah the Islamic Financial Services Division of HSBC Group. Amjid was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Failure in Oct 1987 at the age of 20 and spent 23 years on dialysis before receiving a living related kidney donation in May 2011. Amjid is now an Independent Management Consultant working across a range of Private, Public and Voluntary Sector organisations. One of his key partnership roles is that of Project Lead, ‘Transplantation in Islam’ for NHS Blood and Transplant. A pioneering initiative developed by Amjid to engage Muslim faith leaders and community influencers to increase awareness and engagement amongst the diverse Muslim communities in the UK. He has successfully secured the support of more than 250 key Muslim stakeholder groups across the UK including influential Islamic Scholars & Imams, Muslim Charities, Community organisations and Clinical leads. His perseverance and hard work over the course of the last 5 years has led to the development of an updated religious edict (Fatwa) on Transplantation and Organ donation in Islam.
Transplantation within the framework of Shariah (Islamic Law)