Zain Hafeez

Zain has a decade of first-hand experience of the asylum and immigration system. This evoked a deep passion in Zain to campaign for reform throughout. Zain has given several public speeches on issues related to the asylum journey, mental health, access to higher education and more. Delivered talks at universities and produced an award-winning podcast series: We Are Voices.

Zain obtained a full-paid scholarship to go to university and graduated with a First-Class Honours in Philosophy and Global Studies. Zain is currently a Community Organiser with Citizens UK, a Funding Manager at the Civic Power Fund and a Board of Trustee at IMIX.

Zain looks forward to contributing to JTI by combining his organising skills with his understanding of the challenges grassroots groups striving for justice face. In his spare time, Zain loves to read and study Philosophy.