Moin Qazi is a banker, author and journalist. He holds doctorates in Economics and English. He received an Honorary D Litt at the World Congress of Poets at Istanbul in 1991. He is author of several books on Islam including biographies of Prophet Muhammad and Caliph Umar. His book "Women in Islam: Exploring New Paradigms" was published in January. He writes regularly for several international publications and was Visiting Fellow at the University of Manchester. He is based in Nagpur, India.