Sheikh Jaffer was born in the UK. He was the director of the DRC Group, supply northing locum doctors to the NHS in the UK, leaving in 2011. Beginning his Islamic studies in 2005, he has studied at Jaami’a Hawzat al-Muntadhir (a) of Grand Ayatollah Syed Taqi al-Modarresi in holy Kerbala, Al Mahdi Institute, Birmingham and the Islamic College, London.
Sheikh Jaffer holds a Masters Degree in Islamic Law from the Islamic College, London with his dissertation on ‘An Islamic Theory of Global Citizenship’. He has authored four books, The Hidden Treasure (2011), The Ways of The Righteous (2015), A Pure Land: Islamic History of Yemen (2018) and A Star Amongst The Stars: of Bio of Jabir ibn Abdullah (2020). He is also an author of many articles and publications.
Previously the Resident ‘Alim of Hyderi Islamic Centre and Hujjat Stanmore, London, he is the incoming Resident Alim of Baab Ul ‘Ilm Centre, Leeds.