Sheikh Hacene Chebbani was born in Algeria and has been living in Canada since 1997. Sheikh Hacene has completed a Master's in Islamic finance (2012) from UK. In 1993 he graduated in Sharīah (BA) from the Islamic University of Madinah. While there he took the opportunity to study Aqīdah, Fiqh and Hadīth with some of the notable scholars of that blessed city.
In Canada Sheikh Hacene has worked in Islamic schools teaching the Arabic language and Islamic studies and has served as Sharīah consultant and head teacher for over 6 years.
Sheikh Hacene is currently an Imam in Calgary where he gives regular classes and counseling, leading the prayers for a diverse community. He is married and has 5 children and enjoys sports and reading in his spare time.