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
Sana Hasan
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VP Marketing and Operations Sana Hasan
Trevor Daly
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Mortgage Broker and Underwriter Trevor Daly
Allan Ritchie
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External EQRAZ Counsel Allan Ritchie
Naveed Malik
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Mortgage Agent Naveed Malik
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 Raafat Al Shalabi
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Shariah Control Committee Head Shaikh Raafat 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 Board of Directors
Faisal Dawood
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Director Faisal Dawood
Giles Kavanagh
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Director Giles Kavanagh
Colin Kilgour
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Director Colin Kilgour
Moinuddin Malim
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Director Moinuddin Malim
Syed Zuhair Naqvi
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Director Syed Zuhair Naqvi
Dr. Sacha Spector
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Director Dr. Sacha Spector
Craig Sinclair
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Director Craig Sinclair
Robert Turner
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Secretary to Board of Directors Robert Turner
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