CABC Unveils New Executive Committee
Canada Arab Business Council has announced the formation of the new Executive Committee, which includes Mohamad Sawwaf as Chair of Board, Ruba El Sayegh as Vice Chair and Corporate Secretary, Scott Jolliffe as Immediate Past Chair, Cathy Seguin as President and Executive Director, and Treasurer Mike O’Keefe.
The committee includes also Maymar Naman, Jasmin Ganie-Hobbs, Jean Francois Seguin, Maria Vorobieva, Jane Shanthi, Kathy Korey, and Dalia Amer.
Mohamad Sawwaf is the Co-Founder & CEO of Manzil, the only Canadian Islamic FinTech that manufactures and distributes Halal financial solutions which currently include mortgages and investment funds, according to his bio posted on the CABC website.
Mohamad holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management as well as a second Masters focused on Corporate Governance from the Henley Business School (UK) and is currently wrapping up his Doctorate in Islamic Finance. He regularly consults the UAE government on Islamic Finance practices and is considered one of the leading authorities of Islamic Finance in Canada.
He’s also the Chair of the Advisory Council of UNHCR Canada where his focus is to lead the council, oversee the Young Leaders Committee, and build relationships with the private sector to increase refugee employment and financial resources required to assist in their settlement.