OUR PATRONS

Tariq Ahmed, Baron Ahmed of Wimbledon


In 1991,he entered Newest’s Graduate Management, eventually working as Head of Marketing, Sponsorship and Branding, In 2000, He went to work for Alliance Bernstein. In 2004,he joined Sucden Financial. where he served on Executive Committee and as Director of Marketing, Strategy and Research. he is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services and a member of the Institute of Directors.
He joined the Conservative party in 1994. In 2002, he was elected as councilor in Wimbledon. He was the Parliamentary candidate for the General Election 2005 for Croydon North. From 2008 to 2010, he served as vice chairman of the Conservative Party. On November 19,2010 he was made a peer by Queen Elizabeth II and he formally joined the House of lords on January 17,2011
From 1999 to 2008, he served as Vice-President of AMYA. A British youth organization.
From 2001to 2006, he served as the school Governor of the Wimbledon Park Primary School,
He is a member of the Ahmediyya Muslim Community. He is British Pakistani.
He joined as Friends of Bangladesh as a Patron in 2011.

Lord Toby Harris has lived In London all his life


Jonathan Toby Harris, Baron Harris of Haringey (born 11 October 1953) is a Labour Party politician in the House of Lords, Educated at Haberdshers’ Aske’s Boys’ School and trinity College, Cambridge, he went on to become President of the Cambridge union Society. At Cambridge, he was a member of Cambridge University Liberal Club. He is a former Councilor and leader of Haringey Borough Council. He was a Haringey councilor for 24 years, and stood down in 2002, two years after being elected to the London Assembly for Brent and Harrow in 2000, He joined the Labour party at 16 and was a Branch Secretary while still at school. He was a member of the National Policy Forum for Twelve years, a member of the NEC Local.
Government Sub-Committee and of the Board of the Greater London Labour party until 2004.He was elected as the youngest member of Haringey Council in 1978and became Leader of the Council in 1987, having previously been Social Services Chair and Chief Whip. He was Chair of the Labour Group of the Local Government Association from 1995to 2004.
He was appointed to the House of Lords by Tony Blair in 1998 and is now Vice-Chair of the Labour Peers’ Group
He joined Friend Of Bangladesh as a Patron in the year 2011

Lord Avebury


Trained as an engineer, Eric Avebury retains an interest in science and engineering. He cheers a trust which supports engineering and management education at Oxford University. And for several years ran a computer company. He has a network of six computers at home, which is also his office. He also sought and won a battle with Black Rod to keep the right to park cyckles against the front of the House. In 2009, he was awarded joint secularist of the year (with Even Harried) for the abolition of Blasphemy, and the Liberal International Freedom Prize.

Eric Lubbock joined the Liberal party in 1960, was elected a councilor in 1961,won the Orpington by election in 1962, and was appointed Chief Whip by Jo Grimond in 1963. Since then he says it has been downhill all the way.

First entered House of Lords in 1971, Elected hereditary peer 1999, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for race Relations and Immigrations 1971-83,Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1998-2010: with special responsibility for Africa 2004-10, Home Office ( Civil Liberties) 2005-10.He is the Co-Chair, Chittagong Hill Tracks commission.

He joined the Friend of Bangladesh as patron in the year 2011.