Basri Hameed – Managing Director
Basri Hameed accounts for over 17 years of senior management experience. He is reputed in the industry for his drive in business development and has built a strong portfolio of clients. He was a founder member of one of Sri Lanka’s leading “Bottled Water” companies and was overseeing the operations of multiple verticals both locally and internationally. During his tenure he played the lead role in launching new products in existing markets and establishing operations out of Sri Lanka. Academically, he holds a Masters in Business and Administration conferred by Edith Coven University Australia and part qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Nazeem Ghaffoor - Snr Vice President/ Head of Client Advisory
Nazeem Ghaffoor accounts for over 13 years of exposure in the distribution of Islamic Finance in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. His entry into Islamic Finance was through Amana Takaful PLC where he last served as Asst. General Manager of Sales and Distribution. During his tenure Ghaffoor was instrumental in setting up the distribution system and staffing as the company grew and opened new branches and created new teams amounting to 150+ in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. He holds a ‘National Diploma in Sales Management’ conferred by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). He is also presently reading for his Masters in Business.
Ismail Abdul Jabbar – Equity and Unit Trust Specialist
Abdul Jabbar is a registered investment advisor by the Securities and Exchange Commission Sri Lanka who has over 6 years of experience in Capital Markets and Finance. Prior to his service in Amana Group, Abdul Jabbar worked for Bartleet Religare Security and Peoples Bank. Based on his knowledge and experience in investments he been successful in building a solid network of clients that include High Net-worth Individuals and Corporates. He is a Certified Management Accountant and has also holds a Degree in Public Administration from University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka
Shafraz Basheer - Corporate Finance Specialist
Shafraz Basheer began his professional career at Ernst & Young, Sri Lanka as a Management Audit Trainee for Business Risk Solutions. He was formerly an Investment Analyst at Asia Capital PLC for Corporate Finance and Business Development and Promotion and thereafter an Investment Advisor at Asia Securities and Softlogic Stock Brokers. Shafraz has over 10 years of professional experience in business risk, capital markets as well as local and international investment promotion. Shafraz is a Registered Investment Advisor by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka. He holds a Masters degree in Strategic Marketing, Malaysia and a CIM affiliate. He also has completed CIMA and holds a Diploma in Islamic Finance from the Institute of Bankers, Sri Lanka.
Irfan Lye - Insurance and Finance Specialist
Mr. Irfan Lye Possess 10 years of experience in Islamic finance industry. Served 9 years in Amana Takaful in corporate account management and Sales Administration. Completed National Diploma in Sales Management at SLIM in 2014. Having great skill of making relationships with High net worth Individuals he will be responsible of developing Insurance and Leasing portfolios.