Ahmad Aly, 46, is a gastrointestinal surgeon at Melbourne's Austin Hospital.

In 2014 Waleed was awarded the prestigious Walkley Award for Commentary, Analysis, Opinion and Critique.

Monash University academic, writer, lawyer, and broadcaster, Waleed Aly, has received his PhD at a graduation ceremony at Monash. Waleed Aly is one of Australia’s most respected and versatile media talents. It was never going to be because New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern is no ordinary leader and The Project’s co-host Waleed Aly is no ordinary TV host.. Waleed Aly is a broadcaster, author and academic. 22 May 2017. He is a broadcaster, author, academic and musician. His social and political commentary has produced an award-winning book and multiple literary short-listings, and appears in newspapers such as The Guardian, The Australian, The Sunday Times of India, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

He is a lawyer and a journalist, as well as a board member and spokesperson for the Islamic Council of Victoria. Waleed Aly is a Fairfax columnist, the winner of the 2015 Quill award for best columnist, and a lecturer in politics at Monash University. He studied Engineering and Law at the University of Melbourne where he graduated with honours. His brother, Waleed Aly, 36, is a writer, academic and co-host of The Project. Waleed Aly gets some things right and some things wrong and some things half right or half wrong, like all of us. License this article Opinion

His social and political commentary has produced an award-winning book and multiple literary short-listings, and appears in newspapers such as The Guardian, The Australian, The Sunday Times of India, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.He is the author of What’s Right? They are both thoughtful, empathic and intelligent and their conversation, broadcast on Channel 10 on Monday night, on the tragic massacre in Christchurch reflected exactly that. Waleed is co-host of Network TEN’s The Project, live to air weeknights.. What Andrew Bolt wants is for Waleed Aly to admit the "obvious": that Islam is defined by the conduct of those who purport to be Muslims, such as Boko Haram. Waleed Aly grew up in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, and is a former student of Wesley College.

Waleed Aly is a broadcaster, author, academic, rock musician and former AFL mascot.

I will say however that seeing his wife with her head wrapped in variously decorative towels is troubling in Australia in this modern age given that such attire is optional and not religious, but cultural.