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Our People

The following people gratefully provide their skills, time, expertise, wisdom, and service within the structures and projects of Awqaf SA as a community service.

Council of Mutawallees  

Haroon Kalla (Executive Trustee)

Shiraz Gani  (Chairman)

Ahmed Saeed Moola (Executive Trustee)

Akhtar Thokan (Executive Trustee)

Dr Khadija  Moloi  (Patron Trustee)

Sh Thafier Najjaar  (Patron Trustee)

Sh Ebrahim Gabriels  (Patron Trustee)

Ml Abdul Khaliq Allie (Patron Trustee)

Founders Council

S Ghoor

MA Loonat

Dr RAM Salojee

Dr SA Thokan

R Bhayat

Management Board

Zeinoul Abedien Cajee CA(SA) (Founding CEO  2001-2009; 2014 -)
Mickaeel Collier (Deputy CEO 2014-)

Shahista Thokan (Chief Operations Officer 2022-)

Sedick Isaacs (Secretariat and Johannesburg )

Zaffar Ahmed (Deputy CEO – Durban)

Raaghieb Najjaar (CPA) (ex CEO 2009 -2014)

Farouk Limalia

Dr Abdul Kareem Elgoni 

Dr Ismail Munshi (Patron – Exoficio)

Faizel Mahomed (Ex Trustee)

Goolam Kolia

Muhsin Kolia (Finance)

Yusuf Cassim

Dr. Abdul-Karim Elgoni

Convenors & Teams

Dr MS Karodia (Environment)

Ghadija Chopdat (Leadership & Education) 

Amina Cajee (Youth & Cultural)

Osman Arbee CA(SA) (Corporate Governance)

GH Kolia (Accounting Systems)

MZ Essa  CA(SA) (Project Accountant)

Asma Hassan (WSSD/Social Development)

Dr Yusuf Eshak (Heritage)

Ml Ahmed Fazel (Shari’ah Advisor)

Shanaaz Hassem Jaylarnie  (Secretariat)  

Shaheen  Essop (Sahuc Representative)

Imtiaz Ahmed (Investment Advisory)