Mufti is a Senior Imam (cleric) in London and Lecturer on Islamic Finance at a Community College. He is a prominent Islamic Shariah law scholar with a strong background in economics and finance. Trained extensively both in traditional Islamic and modern Western educational traditions, Mufti has served UK Muslims as a community worker and Sharia Judge at Islamic Sharia Council, London. Previously Mufti had developed Islamic Sharia information databases on CD-Rom and recently hosted live phone-in shows on community TV channels.
Mufti Barkatulla is member of the Shariah supervisory boards for several Islamic financial institutions and Banks, including Islamic Bank of Britain and Lloyds TSB. As a respected Scholar, and maintainer of the Islamic Helpline, he has a wealth of experience in Islamic community and financial issues in Europe.