Mr Tom Lea
Tom is the Alwaleed Centre's General Manager, overseeing all aspects of the Centre's administration.
Tom also works closely with the Centre's Director to shape the Centre's research, teaching and outreach strategy and grow the Centre's network of partners and funders locally, nationally and internationally.
Tom is Secretary and Interim Chair of the British Association for Islamic Studies - the UK's only learned society and professional organisation focused on enhancing research and teaching about Islam and Muslim cultures and societies in UK higher education. He is a member of the BBC's Scottish Religious Advisory Committee, the Scottish Joint Committee for Religious and Moral Education, the University of Edinburgh's Chaplaincy Committee and has previously served as Chair of the Edinburgh Just Festival Board of Directors.
Tom holds an MA in Religious Studies and an MSc in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, both from the University of Edinburgh.
Contact Tom Lea
0131 650 6686