After eight years 158 awards winners, 67 Special Recognition honours, 4000 welcomes, 5300 nominees and over 155,000 votes cast since the inaugural awards we’ve seen a remarkable increase in participation , an immense interest from diverse communities vying for this prestigious award since 2012.
MTM Glittering Gala Awards Evening ceremony offers a unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas and celebrate with some of the finest in the region, national, across international waters and on our door step.
MTM Awards Chosen Charity for 2019 is Dementia UK – ‘Helping families face dementia’ – Support by clicking https://www.dementiauk.org/

MTM Batook Pandya Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2019 Amjid Ali

Our Batook Pandya Lifetime Achievement Award winner has a total of 25 years’ retail, business and Islamic banking experience. His professional career in financial services began in Nov 1986 when he joined Midland Bank as a management trainee.

The last 10 years of his career with HSBC was spent as UK Head and Senior Manager, HSBC Amanah the Islamic Financial Services Division of HSBC Group.  In this role, he and his team were recognised for their outstanding service and delivery of Islamic Financial Services in the UK and Globally.

Following advice from his medical team, he decided to take early retirement in June 2012 following a kidney transplant.   He is now an Independent Management Consultant working across a range of Private, Public and Voluntary Sector organisations. One of his key partnership roles is that of Project Lead, ‘Transplantation within the framework of Shariah (Islamic Law)’ for NHS Blood and Transplant. A pioneering initiative he developed to engage Muslim faith leaders and community influencers to increase awareness and engagement amongst the diverse Muslim communities in the UK.

He has successfully secured the support of more than 250 key Muslim stakeholder groups across the UK including influential Islamic Scholars and Imams, Muslim Charities, Community organisations and Clinical leads.  His perseverance and hard work over the course of the last 5 years has led to the development of an updated religious edict (Fatwa) on Transplantation and Organ donation.  This has been a key concern for the diverse Muslim communities and addresses many of the religious concerns that practising Muslims have in relation to this issue.

He has also been actively involved in other community work on both a local and national level.  He has been a non-Executive Director of a local NHS Trust Board and is currently a member of several Strategic Advisory Boards Including ‘Taking Organ Donation to 2020’.

He currently Chairs, the Strategic Independent Advisory Group for Avon and Somerset Police.  He has also been commissioned by the Constabulary to undertake a review of its Independent Advisory Groups across the force area. As part of this review, he has been able to instigate a new model of engagement and insight gathering through the development of specialist IAGs to build ‘trust and confidence’ with all communities particularly BAME communities

He was one of the core members of the Steering Group that drafted the Manifesto for Race Equality which led to the formation of the Mayoral Commission for Race Equality in Bristol.  He was instrumental in developing the selection process and along with 3 other community panel members appointed the current Commissioner for Race Equality.

The MTM Batook Pandya Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 was presented by The Right Honourable, The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Jos Clark accompanied by the chair of SARI, an organisation Batook Pandya founded in 1988 (Stand Against Racism & Inequality) Irvin Campbell and MTM Brand Ambassador Georgia Holmes.

After eight years 158 awards winners, 67 Special Recognition honours, 4000 welcomes, 5300 nominees and over 155,000 votes cast since the inaugural awards we’ve seen a remarkable increase in participation , an immense interest from diverse communities vying for this prestigious award since 2012.
 
MTM Glittering Gala Awards Evening ceremony offers a unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas and celebrate with some of the finest in the region, national, across international waters and on our door step.
 
MTM Awards Chosen Charity for 2019 is Dementia UK – ‘Helping families face dementia’ – Support by clicking https://www.dementiauk.org/

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After eight years 158 awards winners, 67 Special Recognition honours, 4000 welcomes, 5300 nominees and over 155,000 votes cast since the inaugural awards we’ve seen a remarkable increase in participation , an immense interest from diverse communities vying for this prestigious award since 2012.

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Rosa Hui MBE  Empowering Women Award

Peaches Golding OBE Community Award

Mukhtyar Singh Community Champion Award

Paul Stephenson OBE  Unsung Hero Award 

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MTM Open Awards Category 

After eight years 158 awards winners, 67 Special Recognition honours, 4000 welcomes, 5300 nominees and over 155,000 votes cast since the inaugural awards we’ve seen a remarkable increase in participation , an immense interest from diverse communities vying for this prestigious award since 2012.
 
MTM Glittering Gala Awards Evening ceremony offers a unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas and celebrate with some of the finest in the region, national, across international waters and on our door step.
 
MTM Awards Chosen Charity for 2019 is Dementia UK – ‘Helping families face dementia’ – Support by clicking https://www.dementiauk.org/
After eight years 158 awards winners, 67 Special Recognition honours, 4000 welcomes, 5300 nominees and over 155,000 votes cast since the inaugural awards we’ve seen a remarkable increase in participation , an immense interest from diverse communities vying for this prestigious award since 2012.
 
MTM Glittering Gala Awards Evening ceremony offers a unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas and celebrate with some of the finest in the region, national, across international waters and on our door step.
 
MTM Awards Chosen Charity for 2019 is Dementia UK – ‘Helping families face dementia’ – Support by clicking https://www.dementiauk.org/

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