Meet our team
Abu Safiyyah M. Osman
Sh Mohammed Osman is an Islamic theologian, lecturer and teacher of Islamic studies who has taught in many international contexts in the West and the Middle-East. He graduated from Madinah Islamic University (KSA) with a BA Hons in Hadith & Islamic Sciences. The Shaykh has numerous Ijazat in various disciplines, such as Hanbali Jurisprudence and many books of Hadith. His prominent list of teachers includes Shaykh Dr Abdullah Al-Ghunayman, Sh AbdulMuhsin al-‘Abbad, Shaykh Dr Khalid Afeefi and many others. He is currently pursuing an MA in Usul al-Fiqh (Principles of Jurisprudence) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He has lead and directed multiple successful Islamic organisations in the UK and in multiple disciplines.
Abdullah Abu Fatimah
Shaykh Abdullah brings multiple facets of skills set to the Salam Project. He is an Imam, a teacher, he has taught at several Muslim educational organisations as well as non Muslim organisations, including public schools and colleges. He also heads 2 of the Muslim welfare organisations as well as being an entrepreneur and a scientist in natural sciences. He grew up in Mecca as a child, there he studied multiple desciplines of traditional Islamic sciences under some of the renowned scholars of the Muslim world. He completed his higher education in natural sciences in the UK. He also memorised the Quran at a very young age and he at present leads Taraweeh prayers every Ramadan at an Islamic centre in London.
Marketing Manager & Media Host
Ali Dawah is an activist, international public speaker and prominent YouTuber who has achieved wide-scale popularity among Muslim communities in the West. He is engaged in community outreach work as well as polemics with people of different religious backgrounds. Ali is a student of comparative religion and, as such, has online releases which aim to raise awareness to mass audiences on such topics. He is also active in deconstructing extremist narratives, both far right and Islamic political extremism.
Academic Researcher & Media Host
Mohammed Hijab is a debater and public speaker who engages in discussions and polemics on a wide variety of topics including religion, politics and society. He completed a Politics degree and a Masters in History from Queen Mary University. He has taught and instructed courses on humanities and languages in many contexts. He has numerous Ijazahs in some Islamic sciences and has studied in multiple Islamic seminaries including the Shinqeeti Institute which employs a traditional Mauritanian style of teaching the Sacred Sciences. Mohammed is currently doing further postgraduate research in Islamic studies at SOAS University of London.
Sufyan Abu Aasiyah
Sufyan Abu Aasiyah began his journey in the third sector as a volunteer, working in various office and field roles. His experience is all hands on, he believes success can be gained through good morals, clarity and honesty. His academic background is grounded in Business Managment, in which he holds a BA and has detailed experience in Operations managment. He is currently preparing his Masters Degree in English Language & Literature.
Academic Researcher & Religious Advisor
Sh Muhammed has been a teacher of Islamic studies in the UK for over 10 years. The sheikh has studied knowledge directly from the scholars in Jordan and Saudi Arabia, equipping him with a strong foundation to deal and tackle with contemporary issues. He teaches at various Islamic institutions including London Central Mosque aswell as many others and in addition, also lectures at various UK Universities. The sheikh has a strong passion for motivating the youth and giving public dawah. With the help of the Almighty, the sheikh hopes to continue his work in dawah to strengthen the global Muslim community by removing misconceptions about Islam and spreading the correct Islamic understanding.
New York Team
Academic Instructor & Researcher
Mostafa Hijazi is an educator, researcher, public speaker, and advocate for Islam. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering and also teaches as a Professor of Engineering Sciences at local colleges. He has studied at Mishkah University with Sh. Hatem Al-Haj, Sh. Muhammad Salah, and others. His areas of research include Islamic theology and philosophy, comparative religion, dawah, textual criticism, and Quranic studies Mostafa has held dawah workshops, Islamic dialogue events, and Friday sermons across the U.S. for the past 7 years. He is currently working on publishing his first book on Logical Fallacies pertaining to contemporary polemics and arguments encountered in the dawah field.