Muddassar Ahmed (@MMuddassarAhmed) is a visiting fellow with the German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Leadership Initiatives, with a focus on advancing inclusive leadership. He is managing partner at Unitas Communications Ltd, a British strategic communications consultancy, where he has led on projects for the United Nations, Amnesty International, the NFL, the Arab League, the U.S. State Department, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), among many others.
He also founded and is the president of the Concordia Forum, an annual retreat for senior Western Muslim leaders. In addition, he is president of the John Adams Society, the U.K.’s official U.S. State Department International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) Association. He serves as a Director of the European Network of (U.S. State Dept.) American Alumni, The IDEAS fund & Faith Forum for London. He is also on advisory boards at IAYP, the Atlantic Council in the U.S. and Global Ties U.S.
Muddassar Ahmed recently completed a term as an independent advisor to the U.K. government. He also regularly writes and comments for a variety of international media outlets. He has served as an advisor to GMF’s Transatlantic Inclusion Leadership Network since its founding.