Mohammed Ali Amla

Project Manager, Consultant, and Researcher in Preston, United Kingdom

I am a Freelance project manager, trainer, consultant and researcher. I work on a diverse portfolio of projects, this includes:

Co-facilitator and co-designer of Community Reach: Creates spaces for leaders, policy makers, practioners, faith leaders, teachers, activists, youth workers, 3rd sector to discuss extremism, terrorism, radicalisation and ideology. This course includes 18 hours of workshop time and a 3 day research trip to Northern Ireland.

Founder of Christian Muslim Encounters, this is delivered in partnership between Lancaster University and Global Village, it aims to build bridges between Christians & Muslims and between Academia & Communities. Further information can be found on:

I have been working on Women Building Peace Project (a Tim Parry Jonathan Ball Foundation for Peace project), focusing on recruitment within hard to reach communities, curriculum design and delivering workshops. I have recently organised, designed and delivered a train the trainer course which has empowered our participants to deliver workshops on conflict resolution and peace building.

Muslims Against Daesh is a campaign designed to raise awareness of Da'esh (ISIS/Islamic State) and creating opportunities to tackle recruitment through delivering workshops and campaigning.

I am often invited to speak at universities, colleges, schools, conferences and events.

My research interests include:

Christian Muslim Relations

Muslims in Britain


Radicalisation & Recruitment

Sufism in Britain

  • Work
    • Global Village
  • Education
    • Lancaster University