Farid Mall

Director of Paiwand

Farid moved to the United Kingdom in 1998, and founded Afghan Association Paiwand in 2002 alongside six other individuals.

Serving as the first chair for the organisation, Farid became Paiwand’s Volunteer Coordinator in 2005 and then ascended to the position of Director in 2010. He has played a salient role in the development of Paiwand, which began as an organisation focused on Afghan cultural issues, to one which provides a wide range of services to the multinational refugee and asylum-seeking community to facilitate integration.

Farid holds a Masters degree in law. Prior to the inception of Paiwand, he was the Director of a private company in Afghanistan for around 8 years,