Joe Ahmed-Dobson is the manager of the Damilola Taylor Centre in Peckham, a sports, health and fitness centre for Under 19s which forms part of the London Borough of Southwark’s Youth Service. He studied at Manchester University and graduated with a degree in Public Management and Social Policy from London Metropolitan University. Mr Ahmed-Dobson has been working in youth work, community development and regeneration in inner London for the past decade. He has also been active in a number of London-based Muslim organisations where his knowledge of British society and Islamic values has been particularly relevant. Mr Ahmed-Dobson has been prominent in several Muslim anti-drug campaigns and anti-crime initiatives and was the interim director of the London Muslim Centre.