The Muslim Council of Britain is a democratic body whose members include Britain’s mosques and Islamic associations. As set out in its Constitution, the decision-making and ruling body of the Muslim Council of Britain is its General Assembly that must meet at least once a year. The Assembly is comprised of delegates from affiliated bodies. Every two-years the General Assembly of the Muslim Council of Britain elect the Secretary General, Deputy Secretary General, as well as the National Council.

The Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General are elected by delegates at the Annual General Meeting for a two year-term. The Secretary General can only serve for a maximum of two terms. The Office Bearers for the 2016-2018 session are: Mr Harun Rashid Khan, Secretary General Dr Omer El Hamdoon, Deputy Secretary General Talha Ahmad, Treasurer Mr Miqdaad Versi, Assistant Secretary General Dr Walaa Ramadan, Assistant Secretary General Ms Zara Mohammed, Assistant Secretary General Mr Navshir Jaffer, Assistant Treasurer Advisors Dr Akber Mohamedali Mrs Unaiza Malik Sir Iqbal Sacranie OBE Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE Judge Khurshid Drabu CBE Dr Jamil Sherif Professor Iqbal Asaria CBE Executive Committee Members
Mr Harun Rashid Khan Dr Omer El Hamdoon Dr Shuja Shafi Dr Jamil Sherif Mr Miqdaad Versi Dr Walaa Ramadan Dr Akber Mohamedali Mr Talha Ahmad Mr Hassan Joudi Professor Iqbal Asaria Judge Khurshid Drabu Mr Navshir Jaffer Mr Muhammad Adrees Sharif Mr Asif Hussain Mr Khalid Sofi Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE Sir Iqbal Sacranie OBE Mrs Unaiza Malik Ms Zara Mohammed
The National Council is responsible to the General Assembly for the efficient and proper running of the MCB, for carrying out the policies laid down by the General Assembly and for taking initiatives that are consistent with the General Assembly’s policies in the best interests of the Muslim community of Britain. They meet quarterly and elect the Executive Committee and primary Office Bearers of the Muslim Council of Britain. The members for the 2016-2018 session are:
Mr Harun Khan – Secretary General Dr Omer El-Hamdoon – Deputy Secretary General Elected to the National Council to represent zones Mr Navshir Jaffer – South London & Southern England TBC – North London, Beds. & Cambridge Ms Koser Shaheen – West & Central London, West & South West Mr Ahmed Malik – East London, Essex & Norfolk Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra – East Midlands (Incl Notts & Derbyshire) Mr Nozmul Hussain – West Midlands Dr Dilder Chowdhury – Merseyside, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale Mr Muhammad Baig – Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley Mr Adam Younis – Yorkshire & North East Dr Salah Beltagui – Scotland Mr Saleem Kidwai – Wales [unfilled – Northern Ireland] Elected to the National Council on national posts Mr Talha Ahmad, Mrs Talat Ahmed, Dr Manazir Ahsan, Ms Sahar Al-Faifi, Mrs Jahera Ali, Mrs Firdous Arif, Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, Mr Naeem Darr, Ms Alaa Said, Mr Musleh Faradhi, Mr Imran Hamid, Imam Abdullah Hasan, Mr Hassan Joudi, Mr Shabbir Kawsar, Mr Mohammed Kozbar, Mr Imran Madden, Mrs Unaiza Malik, Mr Junaideen Mubarak, Mr Hasan Mueenuddin, Dr Zahid Parvez, Ms Walaa Ramadan, Dr Hojjat Ramzy, Mr Usama Razi, Mr Ufuk Secgin, Dr Shuja Shafi, Mr Mohammed Sharif, Mr Khalid Sofi
Directly Nominated – National Affiliates Mr Riyaz Dhalla, Mr Abdullah Faliq, Mrs Nargis Hussain, Mr Sharif Al-Ghazali, Mr Obada Sawalha, Miss Zara Mohammed, Mr Kazim Sajan, Mr Sikander Mirza, Directly Nominated – Regional Affiliates Mr Abdul Azim Ahmed, Mr Musharraf Chaudhury, Mr Ibrahim Kala, Mr Mazhar Khan Co-Opted Members: Mr Miqdaad Versi Ms Alaa’ Al Samarrai Dr Faisal Hanjra Mrs Shabnam Khan Mr Asif Hussain Mr Farooq Murad Mr Khalid Sofi
There are five constitutionally mandated committees that must be chaired by a member of the National Council. Together with the Executive Committee, they drive the work of the Muslim Council of Britain. Communications and Public Affairs  – Chair, Mr Harun Khan Finance and General Purpose – Chair, Talha Ahmad Membership – Chair, Mr Muhammad Adrees Sharif Legal Affairs – Chair, Mr Khalid Sofi Research and Documentation – Chair, Dr Shuja Shafi
The  Board of  Counsellors serves as a sounding board for the office bearers and the National Council, and has been given responsibility to investigate and resolve disputes and grievances when these arise.
The MCB Charitable Foundation (MCBCF) is an independent entity registered with the Charities Commissioners. It is aiming to build a capital fund through which activities of the MCB that are exclusively charitable can be supported. The MCBCF is entitled to tax rebates on donations received from UK tax payers.
Secretary Generals

Sir Iqbal Sacranie OBE – 1997-2000, Mr Yousuf Bhailok – 2000-2002, Sir Iqbal Sacranie OBE – 2002-2006, Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE – 2006-2010, Mr Farooq Murad – 2010-2014, Dr Shuja Shafi – 2014-2016