Mufti Muhammad Nurullah Shikder
Head of Shariah Compliance
Executive Vice President
Mufti Muhammad Nurullah Shikder heads Gatehouse’s Shariah Compliance team at Gatehouse. Prior to joining Gatehouse, Muhammad spent three and half years with Dubai Islamic Bank in the Shariah Coordination Department (now known as Dar al Shariah) and worked closely with Dr. Hussain Hamid Hassan, Chairman DIB Shariah Board. He has been involved in many transactions where innovative structuring and documentation was provided including Sukuks, Islamic Funds, Islamic Syndications and other corporate and retail products. In 2008, he was ranked among the Worlds’ leading scholar by FAILAKA, and then in 2009 he received the ZAKI BADAWI Award for Outstanding Young Shariah Advisory.
Mufti Muhammad is a non-practicing lawyer and holds a Shahaadatul Aalamiyyah (BA/MA in Islamic Theology) and specialisation on Islamic Jurisprudence (Ifta) from Darul Uloom Al Arabiyya Al Islamiyya, Bury, UK, an LLB (Hons) and LLM in Banking & Finance Law from University College London (UCL).