Faculty of Centre of Excellence in Halal Compliance and Training (CEHCT)

Governing Body

Strategic Director:

Dr Hisham Amin Ul Haq


Project Director:

Dr Amer Rashid 
DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine),
MSc (Meat Science & Technology) and VMHI

Head of Operations:

Adeel Iqbal

BSc- Computer Science
Advisory Board:

  • Zahid Parvez (BSc, MSc, MBA, PhD, FHEA, CMgr, MCMI)
  • Masood Khawaja
  • Dr Claire White (MRCVS)

Training Consultants:

Mohammad Khalid Saeed

BSc, MSc ( Food Technology),
Master (Envir. Management & Assessment, Health & Safety), 
Master’s in Environmental Health (CIEH Accredited)(ongoing),
HACCP/FSSC22000 Auditing,
BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8: Lead Auditor,
FSSC/ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Course

Dr Imran Irshad

PhD in Dairy Science, Wales,

MSc (Food Science & Technology),

BSc (Hons) Agriculture in Food Technology

Approved tutor of Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) (United Kingdom)

HACCP LEVEL 3 (Royal Society for Public Health), (United Kingdom)

Global standard for food safety (BRC) issue 6 – Third Party Auditor, (United Kingdom)

HPLC method development (Hi CHROM, UK) (United Kingdom)

Dr. Peter Sheard

PhD in Food Science, University of Bristol

BSc (Hons), Food Processing Technology, Loughborough University
MSc Meat Science Course, Ex University of Bristol, Programme Director

Dr Mah Hussain-Gambles, PhD, CChem, MBE

PhD- Clinical Trials, 
MSc- Health Services,
BSc- Pharmacology

Dr Amer Rashid

DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine),
MSc (Meat Science & Technology)

Mohammed Zaid Kasem

Alim and Hafiz ( Graduate of Darul Uloom, Leicester),
Pharmacy Student, (Aston University, Birmingham)

Dr. Rana Muhammad Ayyub

PhD (UK) Halal Marketing,

Stuart Whitehouse

Technical Consultant