Dr. Khalid holds an MA from the University of Birmingham and a PhD from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He also holds an MA in Islamic Studies from Markez-e-Uloom Islamiyah, Pakistan, and a BA in Islamic Studies from Idara Ishaatul Uloom, Pakistan. For over twenty-years he has been a Minister of Religion in the UK and has been a visiting lecturer in local schools. He also holds a position at  The Center of Decree’s and Doctrines (Dār al-iftāʾ wa-l aqāʿid) which brings together scholars, from a cross-section of Islamic schools of thought, to provide unified guidance for the diverse Muslim population living in the West.