Rizwan started his career at the World Bank, Bangladesh. He then returned to the UK and worked with Human Rights Watch and a leading human rights law firm in the UK, Imran Khan and Partners.
Rizwan has worked at a number of Islamic financial banks and consultancies. He started his Islamic finance career at European Finance House (now known as Qatar Islamic Bank UK) before moving to Scottish-based Islamic Finance Council and then BMB Islamic. He was also part of Edbiz Consulting’s original team.
He has written articles and commentary on Islamic financial issues for the Islamic Finance Review and the Global Islamic Finance Report. Rizwan has delivered lectures and papers at universities such as University of California, Santa Barbara, Georgetown School of Foreign Services, Qatar, and Carnegie Melon Qatar.
Rizwan is currently studying classical Islamic law concentrating on muamalat with teachers in the UK and America.
Rizwan is an economics and law graduate. He holds a BSc Economics from University of London, Royal Holloway, and an MSc Business Economics from City University. He passed his GDL and LPC from BPP Law School and is currently about to complete his traineeship as a solicitor.