Saud ibn Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Shuraim (Arabic: سعود بن ابراهيم بن محمد الشريم،, born in January 19, 1964) is one of the Imams and khateeb of the Grand Mosque (Masjid al-Haram) in Mecca. He holds a doctorate (Ph.D) and is a Professor of Sharia and Islamic studies at the Umm al-Qura University in Mecca, and was recently appointed as a Dean and “Specialist Professor in Fiqh” at the University.
He is also known as a researcher in fiqh, a judge, and a writer who has composed many books on aqeedah, fiqh, and Arabic poetry.
Shuraim leads the Taraweeh prayers during Ramadan in Mecca since 1991. He also led the Salat Al Mayyit (funeral prayer) for late Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz on 17 June 2012 after maghrib (sunset) prayer. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and the royal families were present at this funeral. His voice has been widely recorded and is internationally distributed by various mediums.