Islamic Relief is pleased to announce Lamia El Amri as Acting Chair of Trustees of Islamic Relief Worldwide.  Tahir Salie, the previous Chair of Trustees of Islamic Relief Worldwide, is currently recovering from illness and has taken a leave of absence.

The new Acting Chair, Lamia El Amri, a Muslim women’s rights activist and former elected representative on Stockholm City Council who now works at the Swedish Labour Agency as a Senior Manager. Mrs El Amri joined the board of Islamic Relief Worldwide in 2013, and was previously the vice-chair of Trustees for Islamic Relief Worldwide.