Dr. Ejaz holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from University of Karachi. He also holds a Master in Arts in Islamic Studies and L.L.B and was under the tutorage of the imminent Shariáh Scholar Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani in the field of Islamic Banking and Finance. Multi-lingual Dr. Ejaz is fluent in Arabic, Persian, Urdu and English.
As a Shariáh scholar, Dr. Ejaz became the Shariáh Advisor/Shariáh Board Member to a number of Islamic financial institutions and Investment Houses such as Habib Bank Limited- Islamic Banking Division, UBL Ameen Islamic Banking, BoP Taqwa Islamic Banking, Al Hamra Shari’ah Compliant Funds of MCB-Arif Habib Investment Management Limited Alflah GHP Islamic Fund and JS Islamic Pension Fund.
Given his knowledge, he lectured at Jamia Uloom Karachi as well as a number of Training Institutions such as Institute of Business and Administration- Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (IBA-CEIF), KASB institute of technology, Professional Institute of Economics, and Hira Foundation Academy (HFA). He is also faculty member for the Centre of Economics (CIE), a division of Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi which is under the chairmanship of Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani.
As a member and Chairman of the Shariáh Committee of Maldives Islamic Bank (MIB) since 2011, Dr. Ejaz is instrumental in providing Shari’ah guidance and supervision and has issued a number of Fatwas on Islamic Banking operations and documentation to MIB. His books on Islamic Banking covering the philosophy and the practical application on Takaful, Murabaha and Ijarah, among others, were invaluable sources of reference for bankers and practitioners.