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Dr.Abdul Basit Syed FRSA, is a British Indian Global Peace Activist, Writer and Entrepreneur living in Croydon, U.K. He holds senior positions in various global organisations. He is accredited with Peace, Education, Trade harmony initiatives globally. His services to humanity has its history of nearly two decades.

He was born in Tamil Nadu, India and migrated in his early teens to U.K. He was inspired by his grandfather PKS Kattuwa Mohaiyadeen an Indian Freedom Fighter, was well known for his social activities and community services.

He began actively involving himself in community activities, when he witnessed the unfortunate incident involving a well-loved British soldier Lee Rigby. He initiated solutions for similar terrorism activities with the sole purpose of bringing peace and harmony among various sectors of the community promoting the prevention of similar activities in the future through his initiatives, events, and programs.


  • Founder & Chairman - World Humanitarian Drive (WHD)
  • Board of Director - Universal Peace Federation (UPF), UK
  • Vice President - International Diplomatic Club (Amicability)
  • Vice President - Space Kidz India
  • Vice President - International Peoples Alliance of the World
  • Steering Committee - Faiths Together in Croydon
  • Board Member - Croydon Council Charity Board
  • Advisory Board Member- Asian Resource Centre of Croydon


  • “International Ambassador” of Croydon Mayor Appointed
  • “Mahatma Gandhi Award” by NRI Welfare Society
  • “Knight of Malta” by The Sovereign Order of OSJ Malta
  • “Ambassador for Peace” Awarded by Universal Peace Federation
  • ‘‘Award of Excellence’’ by United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime (UNODC) & Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC)
  • “Peace Award” by BRICS Alliance.
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