Dr. Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri
Dr. Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Ph.D., is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors of Minhaj University Lahore and a Professor at the School of Economics and Finance at MUL. He is also the President of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, MQI; Chairman of Minhaj Education Society (running 650 schools and colleges all over Pakistan); Chairman of Aghosh Orphan Care Homes; CEO Al-Mawakhat Microfinance company and Chairman of Minhaj Halal Certification Pakistan. He is also affiliated with the University of Melbourne Australia as Senior Fellow for last many years. Dr. Hussain Qadri is an author of 50 books, a writer of dozens of research articles, and a reputed international speaker. In September 2019, he was given the “ Global Islamic Finance Award” for his scholarly contributions to the field of Islamic Economics and Finance.
Dr. Hussain Qadri was born in Lahore on the 24th of October 1982. He received his early education from the notable institution of Pakistan ‘Aitcheson College’. Later he moved to Canada where he accomplished his Under Graduate Degree from York University Toronto with Economics and Political Science as his majors. In 2005, he moved to France and received his MBA degree from the renowned university, Sciences-Po Paris. Upon his return to Pakistan in 2007, he worked with the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for a year. In 2008, he moved to Australia in pursuit of his Ph.D in Economics from Victoria University, Melbourne. During his time at Victoria University Melbourne, he was twice elected as Post- Graduate Student Representative. In 2020, he also earned a qualification from Harvard University USA, in innovation and sustainability studies.
In addition to the acquisition of erudition in modern sciences, he has also received learning in Shari’ah and classical Islamic sciences from renowned and eminent scholars. One of his most effective teachers has been Shaykh-ul-Islam, Prof Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, his venerable father, who has also been his spiritual guide and a source of inspiration.
His main areas of interest in Islamic sciences are: theology, mysticism, jurisprudence, the science of hadith, exegesis, ijtihad, Islamic philosophy, Islam and modern science, Islamic thought and Islamic economics, finance, and Islamic management.
His other areas of Interest are: strategic economics, international trade, the economics of natural resources, environmental studies, international relations, education, philosophy, inter-religious studies, peace & counter-terrorism studies, management, finance, social phycology, and space sciences.