Professor Aaqil Ahmed | University of Westminster| BA Film, Video and Photographic Arts

Aaqil AhmedAaqil Ahmed graduated with a BA in Film, Video and Photographic Arts from the University of Westminster in 1992. After graduating, Aaqil began his career in television where he climbed the executive ladder. In 2009 he was appointed Head of Commissioning and Head of Religion and Ethics at the BBC, a position he held until 2016.

His TV projects have included BBC and Panorama specials, and awarding winning programmes such as Inside the Mind of a Suicide Bomber, Christianity: A History, Saving Africa’s Witch Children and The Qur’an.