Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is a Member of the House of Lords. She was Britain's first Muslim Cabinet Minister, Chairman of the Conservative party 2010-2012, and a Minister at the Foreign Office 2010-2014.
Sayeeda rose to become an Advisor to the Leader of the Conservative Party, the youngest peer in the House of Lords in 2007. In Sudan, she helped to secure the release of the British teacher Gillian Gibbons.
She was appointed Chairman of the Conservative Party and in 2012, was appointed Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister for Faith and Communities.
She is the author of "The Enemy Within", a provocative and brutally honest account of the relationship between Islam and Britain.
In 2014, Sayeeda led the campaign to ensure that Britain became the first Western country to issue “Sukuk” (Islamic bonds). She also chaired the Global Islamic Finance & Investment Group.
Baroness Sayeeda is Chair of the Baroness Warsi Foundation and Trustee of the “Savayra Foundation”, both of which focus on social mobility and gender equality.