Our Team

Founder of Al-Shafi'e Institute
Sheikh Ali Ahmed
Sheikh Ali hails from a lineage of Islamic scholars and disciplinarians. He started his journey seeking knowledge at the age of 6 from his father. After having memorized the Qur’an he received an Ijaza in the Qur’an only 28 shy of the Prophet, on whom may peace be upon.
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Head of Comparative Fiqh
Sheikh Dr. Muhamad Salah
Dr Muhammad Salah is one of the well-known Islamic scholars in USA. He leads the Islamic Centre of Victoria, Texas and founded two Islamic and Arabic schools, namely Iman Stems and The Muslim Generation.
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Head of Quran Department
Sheikh Hisham Abdul Bary
Sheikh Hisham traces his lineage back to the Prophet, may the Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon, through his grandson, Hasan bin Ali (RA). His Ijaza and Sanad in Quran is traced back to the Prophet with only 28 people in between.
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Head of Tafsir and Comparative Religion
Sheikh Mohammad Qutub
Mohammad Qutub holds a Master’s degree in Uṣūl al-Dīn and Comparative Religion from IIUM with a thesis on the Clash of Civilizations from an Islamic perspective.
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