Commissioning Editor, Channel 4, UK

Aaqil Ahmet is the Commissioning Editor of Religion Channel 4 Television. Ahmed joined the broadcaster in April 2003 and was responsible for award winning and ground-breaking projects such as "The Cult of the Suicide Bomber", "Priest Idol" and "Children of Abraham". Last year, Ahmed commissioned a joint British/Israeli/Palestinian production Judah and Muhammed. Previously, Ahmed worked at the BBC in network news and current affaires as well religion and ethics. Ahmed was Executive Producer of the long running ethical documentary strand Everyman and has acted as Executive Producer for numerous films, series and seasons such as Islam UK and Head Hunting the Homeless.