Hassan Mahamdallie is the Director of the Muslim Institute. Born into a large Indo-Trinidadian/English family, he completed an MA in Theatre Studies at Leeds University and has worked as an actor, radical journalist, arts-in-education worker and Arts Council England senior diversity officer.
Hassan is a playwright and theatre director. He contributed to the book Tell It Like It Is: How Our Schools Fail Black Children (2005) and published a biography of radical artist William Morris, Crossing the River of Fire (2008). He edited the book Defending Multiculturalism- a Guide For The Movement (2011) and published Black British Rebels – Figures from Working Class History. He is a senior editor of Critical Muslim.