Shaykh Muhammad Shahid Ullah finished memorization of the holy Qur’an at an early age in Bangladesh. He has completed his basic education and training as an Alim from Tamirul Millat Kamil Madrasah, Dhaka, achieving Alim in 1993. He was then awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious University of Al-Azhar in Cairo, Egypt. There he completed a BA (Hons) in Arabic Language and literature from the faculty of Arabic language in 2001 and then he completed an MA (Preliminary) in 2002 from the faculty of Darul Uloom in Cairo University, Egypt. He also achieved MA in Islamic Studies degree in 2015 from Markfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicester, UK accredited by Newman University Birmingham.

Shaykh Muhammad Shahid Ullah started his career as a lecturer in the International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh. He was then headhunted by the founder of Darul Uloom Al Islamiyah Dr Maulana ASM Abdur Rahim in 2006 and has been the vice principal of the institute until 2012.

Shaykh Muhammad Shahid Ullah is currently the head Imam of Jami Mosque and Islamic centre Birmingham and head of Raheem Academy. He functions as Imam, a khateeb of the Jami Mosque where he regularly delivers the Friday Khutbah and running the educational activities of RA. He is a polyglot, providing services in Arabic, English, Bengali and Urdu. In addition to this he functions as a trustee and founding member of Manarat foundation, Sheldon, Birmingham. He is a member of the Muslim Community Association UK and also actively involved in dawah through TV presenting and being a guest on live Q&A for TV One Uk.