Our Imams

Shaykh Ibrahim Hussain

Imam & Chief Projects Officer, (CPO)

Imam Ibrahim Hussain is an award-winning Imam and Conflict Resolution Expert. He is the founder of Sulha Solutions, the world’s first Muslim Global Online Dispute Resolution Organization.

He became the first global Faith Leader to be admitted as a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He serves as a member and arbitrator at the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society, and the ICC Canada Arbitration Committee.

As a Faculty Member of the Canadian Collaborative for Engagement and Conflict Management, he works with faith based organizations to deliver certificate courses for faith leaders in mediation and conflict management. He holds a degree in Islamic Theology from the United Kingdom, and is a graduate of the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford.

He serves as the Imam and director of our Mosque, and is also a visiting Imam of the mosque located at Darbar e Alia Khari Sharif in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir in Pakistan, and is also a trustee of The Holy and Noble Koran Society in the United Kingdom. His latest publication published by Sulha Press in Toronto, serves as a modern succinct Muslim dispute resolution guide.

Shaykh Suleiman Yaqub

Imam & Chief Fundraising Officer, (CFO)

Shaykh Suleiman holds a Masters in Sharīʿah from the renowned Al-Azhar University with intermediate specializations in al-Fiqh al-Muqāran, Usūl al-Fiqh, Tafsīr, the Seven Qira’at, Ḥadīth Sciences and Modern Fiqh Issues and Rulings. Shaykh Suleiman has also studied at Damascus University (Syria), the Institute of Islamic Studies and Training of Islamic Preachers (Egypt), Sana’a Institute (Yemen), and the Higher Institute for Qur’anic and Sharīʿah Sciences (Egypt). 

Alongside his academic studies, Shaykh Suleiman has studied the traditional Islamic sciences at the hands of senior scholars and specialists from across the Muslim world, including Shaykh Muhammad Isma’eel Al-Amrani, Shaykh (Dr) Abdul Kareem Sayyid Ahmad Sulaiman, Shaykh (Dr) Abdul Azeem Ibn Badawi, Shaykh Fauzi Abdul Khaliq, Shaykh (Dr) Ali Gomaa, Shaykh Subhi, Shaykh (Dr) Sabree Abdur Ra-oof, Shaykh (Dr) Mustafa Rif’at, and others. 

Shaykh is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and the Project Director of the Proposed Islamic Credit Union in Ontario, and has more than 25 years of accounting and finance experience. He has worked as an auditor for over 15 years for the Government of Canada & Ontario. and has worked for over a decade at different chartered accounting firms in a supervisory role.