Shaykh Zain al Aqtab is the brother of three scholars making him the fourth. The Shaykh comes from a family of scholars. He started his earlier Islamic Education by studying with his father, Shaykh Abdul Wahab Siddiqi (ra 1942-=1994).
The Shaykh studied various sciences of Islam from over seven years, he graduated and received orthodox certificates in teaching the sciences he studied. He is currently a practicing Barrister of Law and a senior lecturer at the famous Hijaz College and University, Coventry (built by his father). He currently lives with his family in Coventry, UK. He is also a senior advisor to Abu Hanifah Institute.
This information, courtesy of the Abu Hanifah Institute, is correct as of 7 March 2002