Hammad Ur Rahman Fahim
Shaykh Fahim memorised the Quran at the age of 14 at Darul Ulum in Bolton (UK) and his preliminary Islamic studies were under the tutelage of his father, Maulana Ikhlas al-Rahman. After completing his A-levels, Shaykh Fahim continued his studies and gained a Diploma in Arabic Language, moving on to study Shariah at the Institut Européen des Sciences (France). He graduated from the prestigious Al-Azhar University in the Faculty of Shariah (Egypt) with a BA (Hons) degree in Islamic Jurisprudence. He has also gained ijazah (classical certification) in several Qirat, including Hafs, Warsh and Hamzah. Shaykh Fahim has a great passion for studying and teaching Quranic subjects with a special focus on the eloquence of the Quranic language and Quranic exegesis. Currently the Sheikh is Director of Education at the European Institute of Islamic Studies in Oldham. He is also an Executive Committee member of the British Academy of Quranic Studies (BAQS).