Mahamed Hashi

We represent Mahamed for Literary, Film and TV, brand, acting, stage, live events, and podcasting rights. To speak about these please email [email protected]

Dr Mahamed Hashi co-founded the Brixton Soup Kitchen in January 2013 with Solomon Smith, both Lambeth youth workers of 19 years and lifelong Brixtonians.

Mahamed is a representative of several community groups, including the Lambeth Community Police Consultative Group, the Lambeth Stop & Search Monitoring Group (former chair), Pan London Community May Monitoring Network for Stop and Search (former chair), London Probation Trust Forum, Territorial Support Group Community reference group (TSG CRG), the Trident Independent Advisory Group (Vice Chair) and the Black Mental Health Commission in Lambeth.

He has also been featured in the Independent on Sunday’s Happy 100 list, as well as in the Evening Standard’s top 1000 influential Londoners in 2015, 2016 and 2019. In 2016 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy by London Metropolitan University in recognition for ‘outstanding work with young people and the wider local community’.

Mahamed became the first elected Somali councillor in Lambeth in 2018, representing Stockwell Ward and won the national LGIU Councillors Achievement Awards just six months into his new role.

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