Imam

Imam Hafiz Hashmi is the Head Imam and Head of Education at Shah Jahan Mosque. He has a Masters in Arabic and Classical Islamic Sciences, Masters in Political Science and 20 years experience as a senior Imam. Alongside religious services at the mosque for example 5 daily prayers, conducting Nikkah (wedding ceremony), leading funerals, and counselling (social and domestic issues). He is also involved in dealing with community matters, engaging with the youth via sports and other activities. He is an active member and trustee of the Surrey Muslim Association (platform of Mosques and Islamic Centres in Surrey) and he is involved in interfaith work in Surrey.

The aims of Mosque include promoting peace and harmony within the community; Imam Hashmi is actively involved in achieving this aim by being active in interfaith dialogue and meeting people from all backgrounds and faiths and no faith.

In the absence of the Head Imam, the Deputy Imam provides the services.