Javed Khan (charity executive)

Javed Akhter KhanOBE was the chief executive of Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s from 2014-2021, having previously been chief executive of Victim Support.[1]

Javed Khan
Nationality British
Alma mater University of Salford
Occupation Charity executive
Employer

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Khan’s parents emigrated from Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan, and he grew up in Birmingham, England.[1]

He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Salford, after which he trained to be a teacher.[1][2]

After training to be a teacher, Javed Khan later worked as a director of education in local government, then the Government Office for London, before becoming CEO of Victim Support.[3][4][5] In 2014 he was appointed CEO of Barnardos before stepping down in 2021.[6]

In an interview for Sky News in the summer of 2014, Khan sidestepped questions regarding whether a local Police and Crime Commissioner should resign over the systemic failure to tackle the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal.[7]

In a November 2016 interview in Management Today, Khan responded to an October 2015 cover story that charities were “in the depths of a serious crisis of trust”, citing the need for “authentic and inspirational leadership”.[8] In a July 2017 interview with New Philanthropy Capital, Khan explained about how difficult it was to have a real impact.[3][9]

In October 2021, Khan has been named the 2022 Chair Designate of the new Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board.[10]

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