A professor in the Master’s in Islamic Economic and Finance Program (MAEF), Dr. Shakir Ullah exemplifies the global experience that Guidance College professors provide to its students. Dr. Ullah has taught at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, the Institute of Management Sciences, in Pakistan, been PhD Advisor at Georgetown University, Washington D.C, and a Dissertation Chair at the California Intercontinental University—just to name a few. In addition, Dr. Shakir has also worked as Global Business and Financial Analyst with Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, Honda, MasterCard, Walt Disney and Jaguar. 

Dr. Shakir earned his PhD in Corporate Governance from University of Southampton, UK and his MBA in Finance and Strategic Management from the Korea Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management in Sejong, South Korea. Dr. Ullah’s publications are too numerous to mention but include articles in renown publications such as International Review of Business Research Papers and Journal of Financial Services Marketing. 


  • PhD in Corporate Governance, University of Southampton, UK
  • MBA in Human Resource Management, Institute of Management Sciences, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
  • MBA in Finance and Strategic Management, Korea Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management, Korea
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Peshawar, Pakista


  • Adjunct Assistant Professor (Online) – University of Maryland Global Campus, Maryland
  • PhD Advisor – Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • Chair, Institutional Review Board, Stratford University, Virginia
  • Assistant Professor – Institute of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Member of the Islamic Banking Focus Group – State Bank of Pakistan
  • Part-Time Lecturer – University of Southampton, UK
  • Business Analyst (Freelance) – Euromonitor International, London, UK
  • Lecturer – Institute of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Research Assistant – KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Korea
  • Lecturer – Preston University, Peshawar, Pakistan