Abu Yahya Mansoor Danish holds a 8 year work experience in the financial services sector. His longest stint was with HSBC Bank where he won several accolades for his performance. In 2012, he took a break from his work life to pursue higher studies and did his MBA from the prestigious Globsyn Business School, Kolkata. At GBS, he won the Best Speaker award in 2013 and in the same year was conferred with the title ‘Best Manager’ by India’s oldest and reputed business school-IISWBM amidst competition from participants representing XLRI Jamshedpur and IIM Kolkata. His dissertation is on Conventional Banking and Islamic Banking which he is undertaken under Professor Dr. Prithwiraj Banerjee.
In addition to the above, he is a student at IOU and received his public speaking and da’wah skills training under Shaykh Arshad Basheer Madani (AskIslampedia) and Brother Ateeq Ahmed, a student of Dr. Zakir Naik.
Mansoor is actively involved in Islamic activities and is on the advisory board of Al-Iman Education Foundation, Delhi. He is an active proponent of organisations adopting an Islamic Social Responsibility model or the ISR model (much like the CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility) focusing on relentless social service and creating a platform for doing da’wah. His lectures focus on the youth, discussing with them about youth issues and how to develop Islamic etiquette. He also conducts a unique workshop entitled ‘Heroes of Islam’ focusing on motivating the youth and helping them find a right role model. This is a series of workshop which also focuses on building eeman and making a Muslim feel proud of his identity.
Mansoor was recently awarded with a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for his da’wah pursuit by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Distribution, Dubai.