Shaukat Warraich is a multi-award-winning social entrepreneur and is currently the Director of EFI, a pioneering enterprise, developing strategies, organisational and operational capacity for the 3rd sector and commercial entities globally. He has held a number of leadership positions in the commercial and charitable sectors helping to increase performance and sustainability. He has been responsible for producing a number of key pieces of literature and community interventions across Europe and the rest of the world.
He has advised and worked with a number of UK and European Government ministries. He was the lead adviser and consultant commissioned by the British Government for the national consultation and ultimate launch in 2006 of the Mosques and Imams National Advisory Body (MINAB 2006) which constitutes over 600 Mosques and Islamic centres in the UK. He has pioneered safeguarding protocols in Mosques and Madrassah and his literature and training is in use by various local authorities and offered as good practices for all faith communities.
He has worked with and advised over 30 UK local authorities and regional governmental agencies on matters of social policy, integration and working with faith institutions. He has extensive experience in training for security, for management and leadership. He has also advised and worked with a number of European and North American governmental departments and agencies to develop community interventions and strategies to interpenetrate policy on the ground. He has also been invited and chaired the youth empowerment round table for the United Nations at the “Alliance of Civilizations” conferences in Madrid and Istanbul.