Our People

Our People

EQRAZ’s Founder & CEO, Syed Zuhair Naqvi, through his unique position as a Canadian Pakistani with businesses in the Middle East, has developed extensive professional and personal networks both in the Islamic world and in Canada. As a result, EQRAZ comprises top-level professionals from the Islamic finance, Canadian real estate, mortgage, financial and legal industries – all working to ensure that EQRAZ fulfills its promise of providing access to an institutional-grade, Shariah-compliant mortgage product to its customers, while also furthering the cause of Islamic Finance in Canada.

EQRAZ’s Founder & CEO, Syed Zuhair Naqvi, through his unique position as a Canadian Pakistani with businesses in the Middle East, has developed extensive professional and personal networks both in the Islamic world and in Canada. As a result, EQRAZ comprises top-level professionals from the Islamic finance, Canadian real estate, mortgage, financial and legal industries – all working to ensure that EQRAZ fulfills its promise of providing access to an institutional-grade, Shariah-compliant mortgage product to its customers, while also furthering the cause of Islamic Finance in Canada.

Management Team
Syed Zuhair Naqvi
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Founder and CEO Syed Zuhair Naqvi
Moinuddin Malim
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Chief Sharia Advisor Moinuddin Malim
Sohail Iqbal
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Financial Controller Sohail Iqbal
Arsalan Shirazi
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Legal Counsel Arsalan Shirazi
Trevor Daly
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Mortgage Broker and Underwriter Trevor Daly
Sana Hasan
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VP Marketing and Operations Sana Hasan
Naveed Malik
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Mortgage Agent Naveed Malik
Victor Hussein
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Mortgage Lawyer Victor Hussein
Sikandar Khan
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Barrister and Solicitor Sikandar Khan
Ameera Khan
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Barrister and Solicitor Ameera Khan
Our Shariah Board
Shaikh Rafaat Al Shalabi
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Shariah Control Committee Head Shaikh Rafaat Al Shalabi
Mufti Irshad Ahmed Aijaz
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Shariah Board Chair Mufti Irshad Ahmed Aijaz
Mufti Faraz Adam
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Shariah Board Member Mufti Faraz Adam
Shaikh Muhammad Ahmad
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Shariah Board Member and Secretary Shaikh Muhammad Ahmad
Shaikh Salah Fahd Al Shahloob
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Shariah Board Member Shaikh Salah Fahd Al Shahloob
Our Advisors and Consultants
Kashif Zia
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Investment Banking Kashif Zia
Giles Kavanagh
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Sales and Pricing Consulting Giles Kavanagh
Robert Turner
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Secretary to Board of Directors Robert Turner
Raquib (Rocky) Fakhrul
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Business Strategy and Leadership Raquib (Rocky) Fakhrul
Arjumand (Zarah) Saiyid
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Banking & Fintech Arjumand (Zarah) Saiyid
Colin Kilgour
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Credit and Structuring Colin Kilgour
Dan Williams
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Capital Markets Advisor Dan Williams
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