Dr Richard Stone was a panel member of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry into racism in policing (1997-99) as Adviser to the Judge, Sir William Macpherson. At the time he was Chair of the Jewish Council for Racial Equality. His Independent Review of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry 10 Years On (richardstonesli.wordpress.com) was launched by the Secretaries of State for the departments of Justice, Home Office, and Communities and Local Government in February 2009. For 20 years Dr Stone was senior partner of a general medical practice in London. For 14 years he worked with British Muslims as Chair of the Runnymede Islamophobia Commission, and in 2004 he founded Alif-Aleph UK (British Muslims and British Jews). In 2010 he was awarded the OBE for public and voluntary service. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Muslim-Jewish Relations and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Criminology at the University of Westminster.