Media Monitoring Analyst
Faisal is responsible for analysing and producing reports on the media’s coverage of Muslims and Islam. He has worked as a news reporter at The Times and as a researcher at the BBC. He has also conducted field research for two national think tanks – Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) – ‘Inside Madrassas’ and The University of Oxford’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) – “Does Immigration Enforcement Matter?” (DIEM). These projects saw him use his linguistics skills and conduct in depth interviews in Urdu and Punjabi. He recites Urdu naats (odes on the Prophet Muhammad p.b.u.h.) and Sufi poetry from Punjab in particular, Saif-ul-Malook.