Bio | Sarfraz Muhammad

Sarfraz Mohammed

Learn Sharia, the Fiqh of Halal & Haram Food and Medicine online with Mufti Sarfraz Mohammed.

Biography

Sarfraz Mohammed is a British born Muslim scholar educated in both the Islamic and western traditions. He graduated from Darul Uloom Karachi Pakistan with an authorisation (ijaza) in the Islamic sciences. After graduation he specialised in Islamic jurisprudence (ifta) and completed a dissertation on ‘Contemporary Issues in Halal food and Medicine’ under the supervision of Justice Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani.

He also holds a Bsc Hons. degree in Chemistry from Manchester University UK and a Masters degree in Islamic finance from Loughborough University UK. Aside from teaching and writing commitments, he works in the halal food industry as a Sharia consultant for the Halal Monitoring Committee HMC (UK) and is the vice chair of the Fiqh Council Birmingham (FCB).

Education

  • Center of Islamic Economics (CIE)
    Shariah scholar training program in Islamic finance and the AAOIFI Shariah Standards (2006)
  • Darul Uloom, Karachi, Pakistan
    ‘Alimiyya/Specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence and Fatwa (2009)
  • University of Loughborough, UK
    M.A. (distinction) in Islamic Banking , Finance and Management (2006)
  • University of Birmingham, UK
    Post Graduate Certificate in Education-PGCE (1997)

Professional

  • Islamic Finance Advisory and Assurance Services (IFAAS)
    Currently working as Shariah advisor and auditor (2010-2016)
  • Meezan Bank Pakistan
    Islamic finance Shariah scholar internship (2009)
  • Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC) UK
    Shariah advisory board member (2010-2016)
  • University of Manchester, UK
    BSc Honours Chemistry Degree (1995)