The Friday Club is a private, not for profit, social networking club for Muslim Professionals. Dedicated to bringing the best minds and exceptional talent to the forefront.
The Friday Club meets on the last Friday of every month, to hear and be challenged by someone who has achieved within his or her profession, be it in business, academia, media, sports or politics.
Friday Club Members continue the tradition of success to organise and launch Iftar 2014 project following on from Iftar 2012 and 2013. Iftar 2014 once again encouraged leading UK Mosques to open their doors and bring together leading community members and participants of local authorities to join in on Ramadan festivities.
Dr Iffat Idris is a specialist in right to information (RTI) with the Governance Unit of the World Bank (South Asia region). She was born and raised in the UK but moved to Pakistan in 1999 and spent 14 years there before recently moving back to England. During that time she acquired extensive experience of [...]
Friday Club Members organise and launch Iftar 2013 project following on from success at London 2012. Iftar 2013 invited leading members of the local communty to attend Iftar gatherings at selcted Mosques around the country.
From MTV to Mecca’ is the truly inspiring story of Kristiane Backer, who at the height of her career as one of Europe’s leading pop culture icons, converted to Islam. Through a fateful meeting with the famous cricketer Imran Khan, Kristiane travelled to Pakistan, where she encountered a completely different world to the one she [...]
Kashif Siddiqi’s journey in football is one of many traveled routes and social accomplishments. Being only one of a handful of British Asian players to have made a living from the pro game, life has certainly accelerated since the early days of academy football in England. The small venues are no longer playing grounds [...]
Ali Khan is the director of the Alpha School group. A highly successful enterprise which owns a number of private fee paying schools in the South of England. Ali is currently also the Head Teacher of a highly successful primary school called Crown House http://www.crownhouseschool.co.uk/ which has an 80% plus success rate of getting its pupils to [...]
Tariq Usmani began his property development career at the age of 22 with the purchase of small refurbishment projects, mainly from auction houses. With an increase in knowledge and experience he moved the Company into the new build sector of property development. In 1999 Henley Homes Plc was incorporated and has since built an envious [...]
Members of the Friday club members manage and host members of International Olympic teams around the UK for Iftar in UK’s best Mosques
This month (June 2012) we are joined by Darren Cheesman. A member of the current England and Great Britain Hockey Teams. He was also a member of the Great Britain U21 team that won Silver Medal at the 2007 Junior Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. The Midfielder / Forward plays his club hockey at East Grinstead Hockey Club, England Hockey Premier League champions [...]
This month (April 2012) we are joined by Prof Siraj Misbah. Senior Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Immunology at Oxford University and lead consultant in clinical immunology at Oxford University Hospitals Trust Chair of the Immunology division of the Union of European Medical Specialists Directorate Chair between 2005-2010 of Laboratory Medicine Clinical lead in the UK Department of Health Chairman of [...]