Shereen has a Masters Degree in International Business from Aston University in the UK, with a focus on Islamic Banking; and is Human Resources Management qualified at Level 5, with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
With a background in software engineering, she has extensive experience of working in Business Administration and Project Planning. Formerly a self-employed business owner engaged in the recruitment of staff for NHS Hospitals; her accomplishments include, working with the UK Home Office, the Private Sector as well as teaching Arabic and Maths in Supplementary Schools.
In 2000, she set up a charity for Refugees in Birmingham and in 2009 she was appointed to the International Programmes Division of Islamic Relief, from where she moved to her current role with HAD.
Her career has been characterised by her interest in Project Management and in 2008 she directed a programmes project which investigated Islamic banking products as compared to conventional banking services.