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Amad holds a Doctorate from the University College of Swansea, U.K. His years of selfless voluntary work make him a pioneer in the community sector. Throughout his career, he has contributed selflessly to the wider Australian community and has been a member of the Board of the Western Sydney MRC since 2003 and served as chairperson for several years as well.
Through his role on the Board, Amad has contributed strongly to the work of the Western Sydney MRC, assisting the settlement process of all migrants and refugees, particularly within the local area. Amad has been particularly active in advancing the settlement of the Mandaean, Iraqi community, and enhancing relations with the wider public, through his work with both the Western Sydney MRC, and his role within the Iraqi and Mandaean community.
Many Members of Federal and State governments and local governments, organisations and CEOs have praised Amad’s work and involvement in serving the wider Australian community. As well as this, he has been a part of various committees for both government and non-governmental organisations. Amad has also received many awards for his tireless voluntary work and service, including the OAM on the Queen’s Birthday in 2015.