Hailing from Pakistan, Kamran earned his Master in Business Administration from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. He worked as a marketing and sales professional in one of the leading industrial companies of Pakistan, also undertaking additional professional coursework at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. Fond of literature, he has also developed a keen interest in the study of history, religion and philosophy. He is particularly eager to learn more about the formative phases of various Muslim cultures. Other than English and his native language, Urdu, he speaks Arabic and is also learning Persian and German. He holds a diploma in Arabic from the Oriental College of the University of Punjab. Valuing community service, he has consulted voluntarily for school education in Pakistan.
"The MA in Muslim Cultures at AKU-ISMC offers a perfect coursework and research agenda for anybody who aims to pursue doctoral research in the field of 'Islamic studies' and allied disciplines which is my ultimate goal. There seem to be limitless opportunities to hone your academic skills in arts and humanities." - K Sheikh