Halal Food Authority
Saqib has been working with the Halal Food Authority (HFA), UK since 2006 and having served managerial positions within the HFA over the years, in 2013, he took over the role of a Chief Executive of the HFA leading the vision of the organisation since then. Saqib is an MBA in Finance from the University of North West (London Campus). In addition to other food industry qualifications and training, Saqib also completed international training of halal auditors with MUI, Indonesia, training on Animal Welfare at the University of Bristol, UK and a Leadership and Management training from the City University London. Financial and strategic management, corporate negotiations and regulatory affairs are the key portfolios that Saqib routinely oversee and manage at the HFA.
Saqib has been working tirelessly in implementing Total Quality Management (TQM) in halal certification, and work very closely with stakeholders to innovate controls and quality parameters that could enhance both compliance and market opportunities.
Saqib has been an active participant in halal related forums and has delivered talks and training at several national and international avenues on halal matters. World Halal Summit (Malaysia), Global Islamic Economic Summit (Dubai), JAKIM CB Convention (Malaysia) and Leatherhead Food Research (UK) are a few of many platforms where Saqib has presented in recent years.
- Halal Certification
13 November 2:00 pm