Imran Madden

Imran Madden

Islamic Relief

Since graduating from St Mary’s University in 1987, Imran Madden has gained more than 16 years’experience in the humanitarian sector, spending 11 years in leadership roles at Islamic Relief.

Currently director of Islamic Relief UK, Imran previously headed the Humanitarian Department at Islamic Relief Worldwide, was the UK Manager from 2000 to 2002 and Emergencies Manager from 1997 to 2000. Imran has travelled extensively in the course of leading some of our biggest humanitarian responses in Sudan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Philippines, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone and Nepal. His achievements include delivering Islamic Relief’s very first institutionally funded project in Sudan in 1993 and doubling the UK’s income whilst UK Manager.

Imran has appeared regularly on national and international radio and television news programmes to raise public awareness of humanitarian crises and Islamic Relief’s involvement.


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Imran Madden, UK director of Islamic Relief, spoke to us about making the Grand Bargain a reality, the relationship between humanitarianism and development and operating as a Muslim NGO in the UK.
24 April 2017