Sheikh Farouq Fareez is currently a graduate student pursuing his master’s degree in Islamic Thought and Applied Ethics at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar. He has received a B.A Honors in Comparative Religion and Usuluddin from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Farouq is also actively involved in community engagement programs in Singapore through his stints at the Singapore Islamic Scholars and Religious Teachers Association (Pergas) and the Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG) as a Community Development Executive. He is currently a member of the CILE Alumni Network (CAN), a global platform for members to address contemporary ethical challenges by reflection, research and dialogue. His area of interest involves issues concerning Islam, Human Rights and Ethics.