All Faiths Network Trustees
Director Chair of All Faiths Network
Martin Weightman has worked in the field of human rights for more than 40 years.
He was the European Human Rights Director for the Church of Scientology from 1990 until 2007 and worked throughout this time on a range of human rights issues including freedom of expression, freedom of religion, human rights education and mental health abuse. He currently works in the natural health field.
Most of this time he was based in Brussels where he worked with Members of the European Parliament, Council of Europe, national parliaments, concerned academics and other human rights organisations. He has had training in human rights and ethics and has worked on a variety of issues such as children’s rights, religious freedom, freedom of speech and psychiatric drug abuse.
He is also on the Advisory Board of an African development organisation as their interfaith and human rights advisor.
Mandip has a solid expertise in regulatory compliance, finance and governance against the backdrop of a wide breadth and length of experience in many types of organisations at senior levels.
With over 30 years experience in the financial services industry, Senior Vice President regulatory compliance / AML and finance roles, over a broad range of companies and with different nationalities. He has often had multiple roles attached such Company Secretary, Data Protection Officer and a few more.
Regulations are constantly changing, as a result, he has been involved and lead various projects to ensure the business complies with the deadlines set. This involves project and change management.
All his roles have involved systems implementations to help mitigate regulatory risks, provide scalability and automation, giving him an excellent appreciation of how to harness technology and demonstrate compliance and governance.
Working with charitable and non-profit organisations, he has gained a strong operational understanding of these organisations as well.
More recently, his focus has moved toward charities, places of worship and community development.
He is also a co-Founder of Gurdwara Aid.
Sheik Abdul Rahman, President & CEO PETRA Global Energy Group
A successful business entrepreneur associated with banking, finance and energy. A graduate gold medallist trained as a Chartered Accountant. An executive member of various charities, foundations associated with philanthropic and human rights activities with a passion for defending human rights worldwide in the service of humanity.
Serving as President of a chapter of a UK Charity actively involved with service to humanity worldwide.
Speaks extensively at business, finance and human rights forums globally.
Accomplished Banker served in senior positions including DGM, Group Finance Division of global bank in the city of London and a Director and Corporate Secretary of a foremost bank. Currently involved with renewable energy to protect the environment.
Rahman has worked in the UK, Europe, USA , Canada, Middle East and Near East in international business and financial environments.
Presently involved with renewable energy projects in Africa.
Recipient of many professional, management excellence and humanitarian awards and accolades.
Dr. Alessandro Amicarelli is a member and director of Obaseki Solicitors Law Firm in London. He is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and a barrister of Italy, specialising in International and Human Rights Law and Immigration and Refugee Law. Having earned a doctorate on "International Order and Human Rights" from "La Sapienza" University of Rome, with a dissertation on the protection of religious freedom in International law, Dr. Amicarelli has a strong interest for minorities and religious freedom of both New Religious Movements and traditional minority religious and spiritual groups and of their members.
He has dedicated the last twenty years to issues related to the protection of freedom of religion and belief (FORB), the rights of refugees and displaced persons, and other human rights and immigration matters, representing clients internationally. He has lectured extensively on human rights, and taught courses inter alia at Carlo Bo University in Urbino, Italy, and Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan (ROC). He is the current chairman and spokesperson of the European Federation for Freedom of Belief (FOB).