Yahdullah is an economist by training. He currently works as a Senior Analyst in the area of property research and economics with a multinational firm called JLL. Previously he worked as an Economist with the Australian Government in Canberra, the Reserve Bank of Australia and tutored economics at the University of Adelaide. Yahdullah has also been an active member of a number of student and community organisations.
Yahdullah holds Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Adelaide.