Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada is a scholar who has actively promoted education, community, and charity work in the UK and abroad. He has written dozens of books on educational, religious, and contemporary affairs in Arabic, Urdu, and English, including a five-volume Tafseer Imdad-ul-Karam, the first exegesis of the Qur’an to be written in the UK. Currently he is working on a 12-volume modern commentary to Sahih al-Bukhari. He is founder and principal of Jamia Al-Karam, an educational institution that has produced hundreds of young male and female British Muslim scholars, as well as imams and managers in mosques and educational centres. He is the founder and chairman of Muslim Charity — Helping the Needy, an organization that operates in 17 countries while managing five hospitals in Pakistan. He is president of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (UK) and also chairman of the British Muslim Forum.