Meet the team

We are here to provide a SERVICE FOR YOU, so rest assured, we have years of life and marriage experience, we take a common sense approach and have nothing to to hide. So please, meet the team and do not hesitate to contact us!

Our marriage service is run by REAL MARRIED PEOPLE

Sister Sara

Sister Sara is a qualified counsellor and manages all the admin of the marriage service. She verifies and approves profiles and deals with the marriage hotline enquiries. She speaks Arabic, English, French, Italian and Somali.

Imam Shahnawaz Haq

Imam Shahnawaz Haq read Physics at Cambridge University and, then went on to study Psychotherapy and qualified as a Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist with the London Centre for Psychotherapy.

He is our in-house counsellor, providing advice and support to couples, families, and anyone looking for, and struggling with marriage and life. With over 15 years of experience, he is also an honorary Imam for a mosque in London delivering Khutbahs and lectures on Islam, as well as, performing his pastorial duties. He has a private practice as an Islamic therapist working with individuals and couples in psychotherapy and counselling and is informed both by his psychotherapy training and by Islamic concepts.

Imam Shahnawaz also works for Respond providing psychotherapy for people with learning disabilities who have experienced sexual trauma. He is a Consultant Psychotherapist at the Clinic for Dissociative Studies. He is married and, lives with his wife and four children in London.

Sister Ayesha and Brother Musa

Sister Ayesha and Brother Musa are a husband and wife team, who manage the operational and admin side of the marriage events. On the day of events, please do not hesitate to contact them for any enquries related to events.

Brother Omar

Brother Omar is other the senior member of the Islamic Circles team. He usually manages the service and the follow ups to the marriage events. So, he verifies and approves the profiles and gives general advice to members about marriage. He is married with children and lives with wife in London. He speaks Arabic, Spanish, Bengali, Urdu, Russian and many others languages.