Harris founded the Naz Legacy Foundation, in honour of his father Nawazish Bokhari, a campaigner who was the first British Muslim to run a secondary school in the country.
Nawazish Bokhari was a former President of the Muslim Teachers’ Association
Well done Harris, your father, who also received an OBE, would be deeply proud of his son.
Harris Bokhari is accountant by profession, Bokhari has found his calling by nurturing young talent, particularly those from BME communities. He’s the CEO of Patchwork UK, which undertakes master classes in civic engagement, and it also runs an ‘MP of the Year’ award. Bokhari is a modest man, and rarely seen in pictures.
Now, for his services to young people and interfaith work, Harris Bokhari has been awarded an OBE. With his easy charm and steely determination Bokhari can call upon the top political figures to talk to the young men and women on his schemes. He’s even become an ambassador for the HRH Prince Charles.
Harris is an accountant and political advisor specialising in community development. His professional career has covered the fields of finance, politics, social entrepreneurship and community organising. He completed his preliminary studies at Imperial College and followed this by working for two of the world’s leading accountancy firms. He is currently an ambassador for HRH Prince of Wales’ charity the British Asian Trust and an Associate Director for the Pakistan Recovery Fund.
To find out more visit the Naz Legacy Foundation website