Mufti Abdullah is serving Faysal Bank Limited – Islamic Banking as Resident Shariah Board Member since 2018. Prior to his joining at Faysal Bank – Islamic Banking, he has worked as Resident Shariah Board Member and Head Shariah Compliance Department in Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited (Saadiq Division). Further, Mufti Abdullah has worked as a member of the Shariah Compliance Department of Albaraka Bank Pakistan Limited. He has wide and diversified professional experience in Islamic finance industry.
In addition to above, he has significant experience in the field of teaching for Social Sciences, Management Sciences and Islamic Finance in renowned educational Institutions including National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES – FAST), DHA Suffa University and IQRA University.
Mufti Abdullah possesses both contemporary as well as religious academic qualifications. He holds Shadat-ul-Aalamia (Masters in Islamic Studies & Arabic) from Jamia-tul-Uloom-ul-Islamiyyah, Binori Town, Karachi and Al-Takhassus Fil Fiqh Al Islami (specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence) from Jamia Darul-Uloom Rasheedia, Karachi. He also holds Master’s degrees in Arabic, Economics & Finance and General History from University of Karachi, Islamic Studies, History from Federal Urdu University and Muslim History from University of Sind. Moreover, he has also been awarded “Certificate of Director Education” in “Corporate Governance Leadership Skills (CGLS)” from “Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG)” and is also registered as a Shariah Advisor in Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan.