Aaqil Ahmed was the Head of Religion and Ethics at both the BBC and Channel 4. At the BBC his role included commissioning religion TV and running in-house TV and radio production in Salford and Belfast.
At Channel 4, he was commissioning editor of Religion and Head of Multicultural Programming. Programmes include BANFF award-winning, ‘The Qur’an’ and ‘Inside the mind of a suicide bomber’.
Aaqil is Professor of Media at the University of Bolton and is a published writer and speaker on media, diversity and culture. He coaches youth football, supports Bolton Wanderers and has a lifelong love of Wigan Rugby League.