Sheikh Ali Omar memorised the whole Quran at the young age. He holds two Ijazas from Al Azhar University with isnaad to the Prophet, peace and blessing be upon him. He has a BA in Arabic and Islamic studies from The University of Cairo, faculty of Dar Al Uloom. He was an Imam and Khateeb in Abu Dhabi, Egypt and UK for more than 20 years. He is also a qualified teacher and educator who worked as an Arabic and Islamic studies instructor at the Ministry of Education in the UAE.