The evening began with Dr. Rakib Ehsan explaining the key findings of the report and their significance on public discussions on faith.
We were joined by a panel of representatives from Britain’s three largest monotheistic faiths to discuss the report, its implications and to share their perspectives on working life as a person of faith.
Dawoodi Bohra Muslim
Born and bred in Manchester, Khuzema is a businessman who runs an import-export business in household electricals; after studying for his degree, he completed an MBA at Sheffield University. He is a Dawoodi Bohra Muslim, a community known for their entrepreneurialism, who trace their heritage to the Fatimid Imams.
Dr. Solomon Osagie
Elim Pentecostal Christian
A leading lawyer and General Counsel at a UK bank, Solomon has led legal and regulatory teams for many years. He is a veteran of the Legal 100 and the FT lawyer rankings with awards and nominations for lawyer of the year. Solomon sits on a number of advisory boards including Church Army Board and the international charity Bethany Kids, and is a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. Solomon is a Christian from the Elim Pentecostal Church, a Christian revival movement founded in 1915 in Ireland.
Modern Orthodox Jew
Having attended a Jewish primary school, Angus attended City of London School before studying Politics at the University of Warwick and, until recently, Law at the University of Cambridge. He has since returned to Cambridge where he is currently supervising in the Law of Tort in preparation for a career as a barrister. Angus is particularly interested in employment law, especially where faith meets anti-discrimination law. Angus is a Modern Orthodox Jew, a movement characterised by living in accordance with the teachings of Judaism within the context of a secular, pluralist society.