Khola is an Islamic scholar and consultant. She advises companies on issues related to Islam that affect their work. She also contributes to the work of the Three Faiths Forum, which promotes dialogue between Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities.
Despite a childhood terror of public speaking Khola is now regularly to be found taking part in debates designed by organisations such as The Qatar Foundation and The Institute of Ideas. Not only this but the Radio 4 programme she contributed to with Irshad Manji in the Beyond Belief series won the Sony Gold Award for Best Speech Programme - also known as the Oscar of radio!