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April 24, 2011

About Us
The Centre for the Study of Terrorism provides unique insights into the global trends in Islamic resurgence, democratisation, terrorism and extremism in the Muslim world by delivering an impartial, accurate and authoritative service. It provides these services through its unique access to rare and highly important primary sources in the Muslim world.
Curriculum Vitae
Personal Details
First Name : Dr. Kamal Tawfik ElHelbawy (known as Dr. K. Helbawy)
Address : 94 Wembley Hill Road, Wembley Park, Middx., London HA9 8DZ
Telephone : 0208 795 5558(H)
020 8904 1188/020 8904 3000 (O)
07768 665572 (M)
Fax : 020 8904 2856 (O)
E-maill : [email protected] and [email protected]
Date of Birth : 9.4.1939
Nationality : British
Marital Status : Married, 4 children, 4 grandsons and daughters
Education and Training
1993 : CAS -Center for Asian Studies (Pakistan)
1988 : IPS-Institute of Policy Studies (Pakistan)
1971 : American University - Cairo- Business Administration
American University - Cairo-Certificate of Proficiency- Simultaneous Translation
1960 : University Education-Egypt- Faculty of Arts
1956 : Secondary Education-Egypt
1951 : Primary Education-Egypt
Political Science and Strategic Thinking
Present Employment
2006- Present : Adviser,Global Civilizations Study Center (GCSC-UK)
2006- Present : Chairman, Centre for The Study of Terrorism (CFSOT- UK) + Advisor to "Save Egypt Front".
1997- Present : Capital Investments and Developments Ltd. Chairman St. Ann's Elderly Care Home (source of living)
Previous experiences
1994 - 1997 : Center for International Policy Studies-London-UK, Advisor-Editor
1988 - 1994 : Institute of Policy Studies-Pakistan Advisor and lecturer at the Academy of Dawah - Pakistan
1983 - 1981 : 1983-1981 Advisor - Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States- Saudi Arabia
1980 - 1981 : Muslim Welfare House-London, UK. Public Relations Director
1973 - 1980 : World Assembly of Muslim Youth - WAMY
- Saudi Arabia - Executive Director
- Founding member.
1972 - 1973 : University of Sokto - Nigeria - Lecturer.
1960-1971 : Central Training Organization - Egypt - Director of Publishing Department.
Practical experiences
  • Research + writing
  • Translation-Interpretation and Arabic Editing
  • Personality Development Programs in Egypt, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and England
  • Advice and consultation for different strategic and Leadership Training Programs in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the UK
  • Organizing and supervising a good number of different Dawah activities
  • Visits and memories from different parts of the world
  • Frequent interviewee Arabic media (mainly) Aljazeera Previously, Al Hiwar, ANB, BBC Arabic, Press TV and others
Organizations' Affiliation
  • Ex-Founding President of Muslim Association of Britain ( MAB )
  • A founding member and first Executive Director of World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) Headquarters in Saudi Arabia and offices in different Continents.
  • Ex -trustee member of the Islamic Foundation- UK
  • A founding member of Muslim Council of Britain (MCB)
  • Counsellor -MCB (2006-2007)
  • Ex - Spokesman of Muslim Brotherhood in the West
  • Ex - Adviser to the Mujahedeen Leadership of Afghanistan
Travel Experience
Visited most countries of the world including: USA, Canada, Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Pakistan, Malaysia, Yemen, Morocco, Tunisia, Australia, India, The Gulf States, Finland, Indonesia, Netherlands, Algeria, Morocco, South Africa, Ireland, Norway, Kenya, Turkey, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Lion, The Gambia, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Mauritius, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and many others. Gained fairly good knowledge of the West and Muslim Community in the West specially in Britain since early 1970's.
Conferences & Seminars
Attended hundreds of conferences; seminars and training courses in different fields, such as Dawah Development, Media, Economics, Politics, Strategic Affairs and Social Care etc.
Of Books and articles Published: (in Arabic Language)
01 - The role of Muslim youth in Reconstruction
02 - The Global Strategies in The Afghan War
03 - Recommended Universities in the USA for Higher Education
04 - American politics in the Middle East
05 - Other booklets and articles in the fields of Education, Business Administration and Development, and Human rights.
06 - Articles in the field of Social Care, Politics and Strategic thinking.
07 - Editor and founding member of Qadaya Dowalya- International Issues- Pakistan
08 - Editing the Islamic data of the Arabic Encyclopedia. Amended translated version of the World Book Encyclopedia 1994.
09 - Edited the Arabic Version of the English Child Craft Encyclopedia- translated and published under the title of- AlBaab AlMaftooh- meaning "The Open Door"
10 - Editing the book entitled: Women in Higher Education (Arabic translation)
11 - Editing the translation of: What is the origin of man? By Maurice Bucaille
Of Translations into English
01 - The Lawful and Unlawful in Islam (by Shaikh Yusuf AlQaradawy)
02 - Dear beloved Son (Ayuha AlWalad AlMuhib-by Imam AlGhazali)
Aims and Vision
  • To seek the pleasure of Allah (God) S.W.T through all proper means
  • To see the world living in peace; work for this end, to avoid conflict and use Knowledge, Science and Technology for the service of humanity, construction not destruction.
  • To see all Minorities- East + West properly represented and seek their rights through wisdom and to be in a position to benefit their societies and countries by integration and behaving as good citizens.
  • To defend the proper image of Religion Ethics and work for the unity of different social communities as well as spreading tolerance spirit.
  • To concentrate on future generations to integrate properly and safely in the society; to protect their culture and originality and work for development and excellence.
  • Encourage dialogue between cultures, civilizations and religions away from clash of civilizations
  • To build a good Islamic Ethical Investment portfolios (source of living)
  • To build a series of Elderly Care Homes as a model for other businesses in this field.
  • To face violence, extremism and terrorism globally and genuinely.
Close acquaintances and relations in different countries with Professors, Research workers, Economists, Muslim leaders, Politicians and the Media men
Kamal Helbawy, Centre for the Study of Terrorism, London, UK
Dr. Kamal El-Helbawy was born in the Governorate of Menoufia, Egypt in 1939 and joined the Muslim Brotherhood at the age of twelve. He served as the official spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West from 1995-1997.

Following graduation from Cairo University in 1960 and for 10 years after Helbawy worked in the field of manpower planning and training with Central Training Organization in Egypt. Dr. Helbawy studied Business administration; interpretation, political science in AUC and in Pakistan and he is specialized in strategic studies.

While lecturing at Sokoto University he participated founding the first branch of Muslim Educational Trust in Sokoto in 1971 in Nigeria. Dr. Helbawy traveled to Saudi Arabia in the early 1970s where he was among the founders of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) and became their first executive director until 1982. He served as an advisor to the Arab Bureau of Education for Gulf States (ABEGS) from 1982 - 1987. From 1988 to 1994 Dr. Helbawy was in charge of Muslim Brotherhood affairs and activities in Afghanistan - During the same period he was based as an advisor at the Institute of Policy Studies in Islamabad - Pakistan. He served as the editor in chief of Arabic weekly - Qadaya Dowaliya - International Issues published in Pakistan from 1988-1994

After settling in the United Kingdom in 1994 Dr. Helbawy helped create the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) and the Muslim Association of Britain(MAB) and he became its first founding president. He continues to be among the Board of counselors of MCB. He is currently the chairman of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism (CFSOT) and an advisor to the Global Civilizations Study Centre (GCSC). He is also a founding member of the recently launched 2008 Islamic Unity Forum"IUF" which seeks to unite Muslims both Sunni and Shi'a communities.

Dr. Helbawy traveled extensively and lectured in many countries. He wrote and translated more than twenty books and many articles especially on Afghanistan; Islamic Movement and the Muslim world affairs. https://www.csidonline.org/annual-conference/10th-annual-conference/speakers/500


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