Dr Kamali was Dean and Professor at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) and the International Islamic University in Malaysia. He then served as Founding CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies in Malaysia (2008-2022) and is currently Very Distinguished Fellow of that Institute. He is the world’s leading expert on comparative studies between Islamic and modern law. Kamali has received many international awards in recognition of his intellectual and academic contributions towards serving Islam and Muslims. He was conferred with the Darjah Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) Award (Title “Dato”) from His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah in 2020. Kamali worked on the new constitutions of Afghanistan in 2003, of the Maldives in 2004 and of Somalia in 2010.