Mr Asif Iftikhar (1966- ) is a Fellow at Al-Mawrid and also a permanent member of the Social Sciences Faculty at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore (Pakistan) where he has been teaching courses related to Islam, Islamic law, business ethics, and communication skills for more than seven years now. He is also serving as a Member of the UBL Shari'ah Advisory Board. Mr Iftikhar has a wide and rich teaching experience of about 15 years, and has taught at some of the best national and international educational institutions as the Civil Services Academy, National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA), Pakistan Administrative Staff College, the Punjab University (various institutes and departments), and McGill University (Montreal, Canada) - to name a few. He has also served in various capacities earlier at al-Mawrid for different periods of time as a faculty member, writer, vice-president and editor (Renaissance, a journal of the institute). Currently, he is responsible for non-scholarly journal and website publications at al-Mawrid.
Mr Iftikhar holds two Master's degrees (MBA [Finance], Punjab University, 1990 and MA [Islamic Studies], McGill University, 2004), and has been under the informal tutelage of Mr Javed Ahmad Ghamidi for the past 15 years. He is also a PhD candidate (Islamic Studies) at McGill University. Mr Iftikhar is a graduate of Aitchison College, Lahore; Hailey College of Commerce, Lahore; Institute of Business Administration, PU; and McGill University, Montreal.