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AMRICK SINGH UBHI

Trustee and honorary Treasurer

Amrick Singh Ubhi FCMI, FInstLM, FRSA, FIC, MBA (Warwick), BA (Hons)

Director of the Nishkam Centre


The Nishkam Centre is a faith inspired third sector civic organisation that merges spirituality and secularity creating a seamless fusion of values, ethics and justice for the common good of all humanity.


Amrick is driven by the need to make a difference to the interplay between the third sector / faith based organisations and Civil Society per se.  His professional background is diverse and varied; an innovative, forward thinking Organisational Development Consultant / Transformation Manager.





As a Sikh, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Fellow at Royal Society for Arts and Fellow at the Institute of Leadership Management, he is passionate about growing and developing the capacity of those around him to excel and play active roles.  Amrick’s other roles include governorships at schools and several Board and Steering Group responsibilities supporting community engagement, cohesion and social development.


These include:


Chair Council of Sikh Gurdwaras Birmingham

Co-Chair of East Handsworth Neighbourhood Forum

Vice Chair Birmingham Community Support Network

Board Member at Birmingham Voluntary Sector Council

FaithAction Advisory Board Member

Treasurer at National Spirituality & Mental Health Forum

Community Governor at local Primary School

Member of Faith in the City Steering Group

Jubilee Debt Campaign Multi-faith Steering Group

Member of Friends of the Earth Steering Group – Faith and Climate Change

Director of Soho Road Business Improvement District

Member of the Cohesion Policy Board

Together in Service Task Force Member

Member Birmingham Commonwealth Association – Culture Group



Amrick also represents Bhai Sahib, Bhai (Dr.) Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia at the meetings

Bhai Sahib, Bhai (Dr.) Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia OBE, KSG


Bhai Sahib is the third in line of Sikh religious leaders of GNNSJ UK, and since 1995, Chairman of the Nishkam Group of Charitable Organisations, active in religious practice and propagation; social regeneration; heritage conservation; and education, health and infrastructure development. He is passionate about empowering individuals and organisations with common religious values, through selfless service, education and exposure.

Summary:


Recipient of official ‘Bhai Sahib’ title from the Jathedars (senior most leaders) of the five most sacred Sikh Takhats in India, for selfless service in faith propagation and heritage conservation.

Patron of ground-breaking Sikh ethos multi-faith school trust operating four state-funded schools in the UK.

Chair and Trustee of proposed Museum of World’s Religions UK (MWR UK) and Co-Convenor of the proposed International Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation.

One of fifty Co-Presidents and Trustee of Religions for Peace (RfP) International.

A member of the Advisory Forum of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre (KAICIID)

Member of the Inter Religious Platform for Article 18 (IPR18), which is an informal network of Religious Leaders, representatives and others committed to combatting religious persecution and advancing freedom of religion or belief, as defined by Article 18 of the UN Universal Declaration for Human Rights.

Recipient of Papal Knighthood of St. Gregory the Great (KSG)

Officer of Her Majesty the Queen’s British Empire (OBE)

Recipient of the 2016 African Interfaith Harmony Award of the Year, United Religions Initiative-Africa

Three honorary doctorates from UK universities for interfaith and peacebuilding work.

Retired Civil and Structural Engineer with 27 years of practice across three continents in the fields of engineering, town planning, housing, appropriate local materials research and policy formulation.