Dr. Ahmad Zakirullah is currently a member of Shariah Committee of the United Overseas Bank Malaysia Berhad. Previously he served Islamic Banking and Finance Institute of Malaysia (IBFIM) from February 2008 till October 2018. His prior responsibility includes providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy, and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant funds. He has also rendered his services to the University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) and PTPL College.
He obtained his Diploma of Shariah Islamiyyah (Hons) from Higher Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA), Perak, Bachelor of Shariah Islamiyyah (Hons) Degree from Al-Azhar University, Egypt, Master’s Degree (Hons) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University Malaysia and Doctor of Philosophy of Usul al-Fiqh from University of Malaya.