Hassan Naveed has been promoted to the position of Executive Director at the New York City Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC). As Executive Director, Naveed will oversee the office’s interagency efforts to combat hate crimes using community-based programs and provide support to victims of such crimes.

Prior to this role, Naveed served for three years as Deputy Executive Director of OPHC. Naveed has a decade of experience working on criminal justice issues impacting vulnerable communities. 

He previously served as Director of Outreach at the New York City Department of Investigation’s Office of Inspector General for the New York City Police Department (OIG-NYPD). Prior to OIG-NYPD, Naveed led community efforts in Washington, D.C., that worked to improve hate crime responses and prevention by the local police department involving the LGBTQ+, Muslim, immigrant, and other communities.

Naveed earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Master of Public Administration from New York University.