Ustaz Yusri is currently undertaking a doctorate in Usuluddin and Comparative Religion at the International Islamic University of Malaysia, focusing on research in Islamic Thought. He completed his degree in Usuluddin majoring in Hadith at Al-Azhar University, Egypt. Active in providing counselling services from 2001 to 2010 during his tenure Al-Falah Mosque, especially in dealing with marriage cases, divorce, parenting and other personal issues. While serving there, he furthers his study at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur and graduated with a Master of Usuluddin (Hadith). He also obtained in the same year a Diploma in Counseling Psychology at the Academy of Certified Counselors, Singapore.

After 10 years of duty at the mosque, he later served as an officer at Mufti's Office, Muis before assuming his role as Executive Director in 2013, and then as Chief Executive Officer of Pergas from 2017 until July 2021. Currently, he just set up his own consultancy, YusriYusoff Consulting, focusing on Islamic content and family development consultation services. In addition, he is still active voluntarily as a member and Counsellor for the Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG) for internal security detainees such as the Jemaah Islamiah (IS) and the ISIS since 2002 until now. 

 

In term of community works, he was also appointed as Naib Kadi at the Registrar of Marriage (ROMM), arbitrator (hakam) in the Syariah Court of Singapore and a board member of the Yayasan Mendaki. He currently serves as an associate member of the Fatwa Committee and member of the appeal board for Muis. He is also a member of the Madrasah Aljunied Al-Islamiah management committee and a member of the Board of Trustees (Scholarship) at LBKM. Besides, he was active as a columnist of the counselling section for al-Ustaz – a Malaysian based magazine from 2013 until 2018.


Aside from his religious and community works, Ustaz Yusri has a particular interest in supporting people who are struggling with family and relationship issues. He provides religious counselling to individual adults, adolescents, couples and families on various issues ranging from including from marital problems, negative thoughts, stress, identity issues, relationship and family issues. He adopts an integrated of religious, person-centred and family system therapeutic approach to his counselling, using concepts from cognitive behavioural, solution-focused and the lesson from the Quranic and Sirah where appropriate.