Imam Qasim Rashid Ahmad is founder and chairman of Al-Khair Foundation. A graduate in Islamic sciences, he has been actively involved in AKF’s work both at home and overseas. For many years, Qasim led AKF’s fundraising efforts by using his expansive reach and influence in the U.K. Muslim community. Qasim was previously a counselor, community/faith leader and imam at the Croydon Mosque and Islamic Center. He was also a visiting prison imam for nine years.