BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Ishrat Rauff - Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

The founder of Adl Capital Limited, Ishrat Rauff holds an Honours degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College of Science & Technology, London and also obtained his Associateship of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), UK. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia 

Ishrat counts over 25 years in the financial industry in areas as diverse as Stock broking, Corporate Credit, Foreign Exchange Trading, Treasury Management, Fund Management and Investment Banking. He specialises in the field of Islamic Finance, having spent the last 15 years in the industry.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of Amana Capital Limited, a member of the Amana Group of Companies. He also served as a Director at Vidullanka PLC, a company listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), a post he relinquished on assuming responsibilities as the Managing Director/ CEO of Amana Securities, a Trading Member of the Colombo Stock Exchange  

Ishrat is currently the Group Managing Director / CEO of the Adl Capital Group, which also comprises two companies licensed by the Securities Exchange Commission (CSE) as Market Intermediaries; Adl Asset Management Limited and Adl Equities Limited. Current Directorships include Ilma International School, SAIF Capital (Private) Limited and the UTO Group of Companies 


Shiraz Sideek- Non- Executive, Independent Director

Shiraz Sideek holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Systems Management from the Washington International University, United States of America. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner, Information Security Manager and Information Systems Auditor from the USA.  He possess over 30 years of banking experience in Banking Technology Operations and Internal Audit, both in Conventional and Islamic Banking. He also has experience in General Management, Operational Transformation and Change Management, Strategy Formulation, Business and Operational Excellence, Operational Risk Assessment and Compliance.

Haleem Ossman- Non-Executive Director

Haleem Ossman is an associate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as well as an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, United Kingdom (CIOT). The Financial Services Skilled Council (FSSC) has awarded Haleem with a Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®). With a Diploma from the Foundation for Accountancy from the City of London Polytechnic in 1984, he is currently reading for the Certificate for Financial Advisers (CeFA), an industry recognised qualification. Haleem established Ossman Consultants Limited in 1990, where he is the Chief Executive Officer. Now an award winning company, the firm offers a broad range of tax compliance and accountancy services. (Ossman Consultants Ltd has twice been presented with the Investors in People award 2006 & 2010). With main offices located in UK and Sri Lanka, he runs several successful businesses in London and internationally. These offer tax planning, compliance and advice, accounting, company incorporations and business consultancy

Mafaz Ishaq - Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mafaz Ishaq holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia and a Masters in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He also holds a Masters degree in Analysis Design & Management of Information Systems from London School of Economics (LSE). He held many positions in various multinational companies including, Head of IT Audit and Business Development at Holcim Group. He currently serves as a director at Calamander Capital, Singapore, overseeing its operations in Sri Lanka. Calamander is licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)and is a company that provides investment management services, specialising in real assets in the world's fastest growing markets

Mrs. Shanthini Gajendran - Non-Executive Director

Shanthini Gajendran is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) by profession and is also a Registered Company Secretary. She serves as a director in unlisted companies namely Amjag Consultants and Secretaries (Private) Limited, Nage Properties (Private) Limited and Nage Travels (Private) Limited

 

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