The former Mufti of Australia & New Zealand, Taj El-Din Hilaly, has been based at Lakemba Mosque since his arrival in Australia.
The Imam of Lakemba Mosque is Sheikh Yahya Safi, the "Australian Representative of Dar ul Fatwa of Lebanon". Born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1970, he was awarded a degree in Islamic Jurisprudence in 1992. He worked as an Imam in Tripoli, before arriving in Australia, to be the Imam of Lakemba Mosque in 1996. Awarded a "Masters degree in the interpretation and studies of the Qu'ran in 2002," Sheikh Yahya is preparing for a PhD in Islamic studies. He has gained Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes.
Sheikh Bassam Alameddine is Assistant Sheikh.
Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman is Youth Representative. Born in Sydney he completed his School Certificate before undertaking Islamic studies in Pakistan and Syria. He also teaches at Sydney Islamic College.
Faisal Kassir is the Mosque's Education Department leader, organising classes in the Arabic language.