Naved Bakali is a Research Analyst with Tabah Foundation, where he works in the Futures Initiative Department. His research focuses on the themes of Muslim youth identity construction, critical approaches to countering violent extremism, and Islamic education. He completed his Ph.D. from McGill University in Educational Studies.
He is a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University, as well as an educational advisor for the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM).
He is a Junior Research Affiliate with the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS).