Sheikh Abdul Qayum
|Birth||1 March 1960, Maijdee, Noakhali District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh|
|Residence||London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, London, United Kingdom|
Abdul Qayum (born 1 March 1960) is a Bangladesh-born British lecturer and the Chief Imam of the East London Mosque. Formerly, he was a lecturer of the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is also a presenter on Islamic programs on Peace TV Bangla and Channel 9.
When he moved to the United Kingdom with his family, he was elected as the Khateeb of the London Muslim Centre. In 2008 he was the first made aware of Richard House Children's Hospice and in 2010 he became a patron. He is a member of European Council for Fatwa and Research and National Council of Imams and Rabbis, which is a registered operating name of the Joseph Interfaith Foundation.
Abdul Qayum is studying hadith and other Islamic sciences alongside Mohammad Akram Nadwi and is pursuing a PhD at SOAS, University of London.
- Imam and Khateeb of the East London Mosque