Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Kamran Shezad

Kamran Shezad is the Director for the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences and is the Sustainability Executive for the Bahu Trust, a network of 22 mosques in the UK. Kamran holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Sustainability (Strategy & Management), he has been awarded ‘Chartered Environmentalist’ status by the Society for the Environment, and is a full member of the Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment. He served on the Civil Society & Youth Advisory Council to the Presidency of COP26 and has recently been appointed to the Multi-Faith Advisory Council to the United Nations Interagency Task Force on Religion and Sustainable Development (UN IATF).

He is a qualified environmental specialist with practical field and managerial experience in the sustainable development sector. He is a strong advocate of using faith-inspired approaches in promoting the message of the environment and guiding behavioural change. Kamran is a grassroots environmental activist and social justice campaigner; he has worked with a diverse range of faith groups and has produced toolkits, practical guides and mobilised communities for climate action.