Tafazal Mohammed is the Director of Muslim Youth Skills. His practical experience in the field for over 25 years and academic research has given him invaluable insights into community development and challenges faced by young Muslims.
Tafazal has worked extensively across the United Kingdom developing and coordinating local, regional, and national programmes and this has given him the experience and knowledge in developing and running multiple projects and services. He has also delivered seminars, conferences, workshops and lectures in a variety of settings, and created and produced tool-kits and frameworks.
He has worked within youth clubs, schools and colleges mentoring, coaching, and helping young people to develop confidence and career prospects. He has coached 1,000’s of young people to better their relationships with family and friends.
He has presented radio shows, appeared on British Muslim TV, Islam Channel, and been interviewed by Tariq Ramadhan on the subject of ‘Muslim Youths Contributing to British Society’. He has also presented at the House of Commons.
He has had many senior roles in the past including being a national coordinator, director, and holds a Master’s degree in Community Leadership. He is a gym enthusiast, a humanitarian and follows a plant-based diet. He is married to his soul mate, a father of five, and has three grandchildren.
Tafazal’s relevant education and qualifications include:
JNC qualified youth worker
Post Graduate Community Development & Youth Work
Masters in Community Leadership
Certified Life Coach (Level 3 Diploma)
Level 3 Award in Education and Training (PTTLS)