Sh Aarij Anwer was born in Karachi, Pakistan and grew up in the Greater Toronto Area. He serves as the Executive Director and Associate Imam at the London Mosque.
He holds a Bachelor of Islamic Sciences from Al-Madinah International University of Malaysia in Fiqh and Usulul Fiqh. He's studied the sciences of the Shariah under his teachers from Egypt for a decade (and continues every week). He's also completed degrees in Computer Science (Waterloo) and Education (Toronto).
He's the founder of Qutoof Academy for advanced Arabic studies. He's also published a complete Arabic curriculum for Islamic schools and a book on the Prophet’s (S) supplications. As an AlKauthar institute instructor, he travels internationally to teach courses on tafsir. He's a registered religious official and presides over marriages in London and the GTA.