Chief executive, Victim Support
Javed Khan is due to join Barnardo's as chief executive in the spring of next year.
Javed joined Victim Support as chief executive in October 2010 and leads 1,500 staff and 7,000 volunteers across England and Wales. Prior to this role he was working at the Government Office for London where he was the executive director to the London Serious Youth Violence Board.
In this senior civil service role he worked with key London agencies and government departments focusing on improving how agencies share information and work together to reduce serious youth violence across the capital.
He was a maths teacher for 27 years and before moving to the London Serious Youth Violence Board was the chief education officer at Harrow Council having previously been the assistant director of education in Birmingham.
In 2009 he was listed on the Asian Power100 publication and is a non executive board member of the Children's Workforce Development Council, a member of Skills for Justice Sector Skills Council Board and sits on the executive board of Victim Support Europe.
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Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.
Barnardo’s is still looking into allegations made in the press that its incoming chief executive Javed Khan was involved in an armed dispute in Pakistan, the charity said today.
Javed Khan is to return to his role as chief executive of Victim Support after the charity found no evidence to substantiate claims, made in the press, that he had been involved in an armed land dispute abroad.
Javed Khan, chief executive of Victim Support, has taken a leave of absence following allegations that he was involved in an armed dispute in Pakistan, the charity has confirmed.
The Charity Commission has contacted Victim Support about allegations in the Mail on Sunday at the weekend that its CEO was involved in an armed dispute over property in Pakistan.
Victim Support chief executive Javed Khan is to join Barnardo’s as chief executive next year.