Saleh Saeed Chief Executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee

Saleh Saeed joined the Disasters Emergency Committee as Chief Executive in September 2012. Prior to this he led DEC member agency Islamic Relief Worldwide for nearly four years through a major period of growth and organisational change. During this time he was ultimately responsible for 1,500 staff based in 24 countries. He also played a leading role in Islamic Relief’s responses to disasters, including those in Gaza, Haiti, Pakistan and East Africa – all part-funded by the DEC.