Executive Principal & Chief Executive Officer
Abdullah joined Australian Islamic College (Perth) Inc as Executive Principal & CEO in 2011. He brought a wealth of experience to this role gained from both public and independent school sectors including Principal of Al-Hidayah Islamic School in Perth for five years and consultant in Qatar for five British & IB schools.
His commitment and contribution to education is vast and includes successfully leading four Islamic schools achieving significant improvements in academic results, financial capacity and integration of Islamic values across all areas of the curriculum. He was instrumental in rescuing a liquidated Islamic school in South Australia in 2017 which is now flourishing under his leadership and guidance. His dedication to assist Muslims is demonstrated by his government and private community sector involvement which includes appointment to the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests’ Advisory Group (MAG) in 2018; his ongoing Membership of the WA Police Muslim Advisory Group since its inception; President of ISAA (Islamic Schools Association of Australia) since 2012.