British Community Honours Awards

Promoting community cohesion and social integration

Selection Panel

The following individuals are the current members of the BCHA Community Award selection panel.   Each has demonstrated a long standing commitment to social welfare and cross-community integration.

Dr Adel Abbas

A long serving member of the medical and health services, Dr Abbas is a Consultant Medical Microbiologist and author of over 50 books.  For his medical work he holds the Highest Distinction and Meritorious Award in Microbiology.

Anne Fretwell

A retired Librarian, Anne is actively working to improve the welfare of a range of diverse UK communities.  Currently working on a series of video documentaries.

Parveen Ibadulla

A retired teacher with over 35 years contribution to the education sector.  Parveen is an active supporter and contributor of time to a range of charitable organisations working with community integration.  She has a particular passion of support for the Diabetic Association.

Indira Shah

Director and proprietor of the pharmacist Bellbond Wells Ltd., Indira is actively involved with a range of community organisations.