Farhan Tufail holds a Degree in Mathematics from the Technical University of Zurich (ETH) and a Master’s degree in History and Islamic Studies from University of Berne. After completing his studies, he worked for several years in US and returned back in 2001 to join the technical University as a research associate
He joined the Halal Certification at Islamic Center Berne in 2002 where he was a secretary for 7 years. When the Management of Halal Certification at Islamic Center Berne was looking for a new Director, Farhan Tufail readily agreed to take over the responsibility and to professionalize the system. Halal Certification Services was regrouped in 2009 where he serves till today as the CEO.
Over the years he has acquired in-depth knowledge of the Halal requirement and auditing through his certified auditor courses as ISO 9001, 14001, 18000 and BRC auditor. Apart from that he has also visited various trainings at JAKIM Malaysia and MUI Indonesia.
Today he is responsible for new client acquisition, support to the existing clients care. He also holds regular lectures on Halal requirements and certification at various food schools and universities in Switzerland and Germany. He has spoken on various conferences, seminars and events on various subjects regarding Halal including: Halal Certification of Ingredients and Food Items, Halal Cosmetics and the regulation around Halal Pharma.