Mohammed is an Associate Researcher and Co-Chairs the Learners Council at The Foundation for Education Development. He also works for the Education Strategy Unit at the City of London Corporation and has been supporting the resettlement of Afghan refugees. Mohammed has developed a strong passion for education due to his personal experiences. He was born and grew up in rural Afghanistan before migrating to London where he began school in 2012. Despite not speaking any English when he arrived in the UK, within 6 years, he obtained a place at the University of Oxford, graduating in 2021, and has been offered a place for graduate study at Harvard University. Mohammed is passionate about access to higher education and has served as a member of the Social Mobility Foundation’s Student Advisory Board and is a regular panel member at Harris Federation’s Annual Oxbridge Conference.