Michael Abdur Rashid Taylor is the Coordinator of the Canadian Certificate in Muslim Studies, Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Michael is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams and Chair of the Ontario Central Region of the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care. He has worked as a Mental Health Professional and Organizational Development Leader for 15 years.
Taylor holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from Regis College of the Toronto School of Theology in the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management's Leadership Development Program.
Michael has held varied positions including Manager of Spiritual and Religious Care at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Currently, his consultant work includes Diversity, Religious Accommodation and Healing Approaches. He is Managing Director of Rashid Taylor Consultants and Director of Islamic Chaplaincy Services Canada.
He was an honorary witness to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.