Imam Mohammed Hammad Al-Azhari began his Islamic education from a young age under the guidance of his beloved father, Mufti Abdul Rasool Mansoor Al-Azhari. In the year 2005, he travelled to South Africa to study under Mufti Akbar Hazarvi where he spent four years studying the Diploma in Islamic and Qur'anic studies at Dar ul Uloom Pretoria.
On completion, he returned to the UK and spent the next three years studying the Diploma in Islamic Sciences & Classical Arabic under the guidance of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada.
After graduating in 2011, he then moved to Egypt to study at the well renowned Al-Azhar University where he spent approximately two and half years. During his time there, he completed several courses which include the Diploma in Arabic Language, the Diploma in International Imam Training as well as the Diploma in Economics and Islamic Theology.
In 2014, Imam Hammad joined the Cambridge Muslim College where he studied the one year Diploma in Contextual Islamic Studies & Leadership under the tutelage of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad.
He taught at the Oldham Islamic College during the 2013/14 academic year and also has experience in hospital chaplaincy after completing a course at Addenbrokes Hospital in Cambridge. He is currently serving the growing Muslim community in Scotland.