Amro Hussain



Third in his undergraduate class of Business and Law, Amro also holds a master’s degree in International Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has worked in finance, as a consultant for various investment banks, and international development, providing oversight and support for the delivery of millions of dollars’ worth of humanitarian and religious tolerance projects in Iraq, as well as managing gender equality projects in rural Honduras.

As Director of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB), Amro helps guide and support the 123 Parliamentarian members of the APPG to raise Freedom of Religion or Belief issues both at home and abroad and plays a vital role in influencing UK Government policy on FORB.

Julie Jones

Outreach Manager – part-time


Before joining the APPG Julie was a trustee on the Interfaith Network UK and served there as the interfaith representative for Wales for the devolved nations. She was also the vice-chair of the Interfaith Council of Wales (ICW), the elected member of the ICW for the Welsh government. She has played an important role in increasing awareness of different faiths and promoting unity within different communities in Wales.


Nancy Fleming

Parliamentary Officer


Nancy holds master’s degrees in both Journalism and International Relations and Contemporary War, with a research interest in intra-state conflict. Before joining the APPG, Nancy was a broadcast journalist and news editor covering the UK, Middle East and Africa for international outlets. She also worked as a Middle East analyst, providing news briefings for diplomats on MENA developments.

Stephen RandStephen Rand

Website Editor – part-time


Stephen is a communications and advocacy consultant, having established advocacy and campaigning first with Tearfund and then with Open Doors. It was through Tearfund that he was part of the leadership of Jubilee 2000 and then Make Poverty History. In later years, until 2016, much of his time was given to leading and administering Fresh Streams, a church leaders’ network.


The APPG is a London living wage employer and is in the process of attaining the full ‘charter mark accreditation’.


US Releases 2020 International Religious Freedom Report

“This year’s report shows that 2020 witnessed significant government restrictions on religious practice, as …

APPG statement on UK sanctions on China and Burma

The All-Party Parliamentary Group [APPG] for International Freedom of Religion or Belief [FoRB] welcomes the …

Church Synod endorses FoRB for all

The Church of England General Synod last week passed a motion supporting Freedom of Religion or Belief for all. The …

USCIRF Releases 2021 Annual Report with Recommendations for U.S. Policy

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has released its 2021 Annual Report …

Upwards Arrow