Ahmed Hussain - Head of Prison Radio, HMPPS

Ahmed is currently the Head of Prison Radio at Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service, an agency of the Ministry of Justice.  Having worked at the BBC with Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network for a number of years – Ahmed has also dabbled in TV, working on Dragons’ Den.  He was also one of the much coveted ’30 under 30’ winners in 2014, showcasing some of the most exceptional talent in radio.  This year Ahmed was one of the Judges for this prestigious award.

Having immersed himself in the world of radio since the age 14 learning the ropes at a local community station, Ahmed has since setup numerous community projects to help those with a keen interest in radio, music and media into the industry.

Ahmed now also sits as a trustee of The Radio Academy.