Maqasid Centre

Meet the Boards

The Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law

The Maqasid Centre’s Founding / Advisory Board

The Founding / Advisory Board of the Maqasid Centre was a body of outstanding academics and scholars in different fields of Islamic studies. They gathered in London, in March 2005, with the aim to:

  • Establish an overall strategy and guidelines. 
  • Define the Centre’s fields of activities. 

The Maqasid Centre’s Founding / Advisory Board consisted of the following members:

  • HE Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Yamani, Chairman 
  • Dr Abdul Adheem al-Deeb
  • Dr Abdul Rahman al-Kelani 
  • Dr Ahmad Yusuf Sulaiman 
  • Dr Hasan Jaber
  • Dr Ibrahim al-Bayoumi Ghanem 
  • Dr Jamaluddin Atiyyah 
  • Dr Jasser Audah 
  • Dr Mahmoud Bilal Mahran 
  • Dr Muhammad Attahir al-Misawi 
  • Dr Muhammad Haytham al-Khayat 
  • Dr Muhammad Kamaleddin Emam 
  • Dr Muhammad Salim al-Awa
  • Dr Noureddin al-Khadimi 
  • Dr Saifuddin Abd al-Fattah 
  • Dr Wahbah al-Zuhaily
  • Dr Yusuf al-Qaradawi

The Maqasid Centre’s Board of Experts

The Board of Experts of the Maqasid Centre includes a distinguished group of scholars and researchers in different fields of Islamic studies.

The Board of Experts is a decision-making body, with a role to:

  • Review the activities of the Maqasid Centre and provide the appropriate directions
  • Elaborate on, and discuss themes for projects to be adopted by the Centre.
  • Inspect projects and scholarly works submitted to the Centre, and issuing decisions as to its acceptance, request for modifications, or rejection.

The Maqasid Centre’s Board of Experts members are:

  • HE Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Chairman
  • Dr Abdu-l-Wahab abu Sulaiman
  • Dr Ahmad al-Raisouni
  • Dr Hasan Jaber
  • Dr Ibrahim al-Bayoumi Ghanem
  • Dr Issam al-Basheer
  • Dr Mohammed Salim al-Awa
  • Dr Noureddin al-Khadimi
  • Dr Saif al-Din Abdu-l-Fattah
Seated (left to right) Dr. al-Zuhaily, Dr. al-Deeb, H.E. Zaki Yamani (Chairman of Al-Furqan), Sheikh al-Qaradawi, Dr. al-Khayat, Dr. Atiyah, Dr. Sulaiman.
Standing (left to right) Dr El-Awa, Dr. Mahran, Dr. El-Messawi, Dr. Ibrahim al-Bayomi Ghanem, Dr. Imam, Dr. Jabir, Dr. Auda, Dr. Al-Khadimi, Dr. Al-Kilani, Dr. Abdul-Fattah