Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Mr Al-Karim Haji, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the financial affairs and supports the planning and construction of physical facilities and infrastructure for the multiple campuses and hospitals of the University.
Mr. Haji spends significant time liaising with government officials and working with multilateral and bilateral funding organizations to secure financing for the University’s expansions and pursuing income-generating activities. He is frequently invited to speak on higher education and health services by organizations such as the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, African Development Bank, Agence Francaise de Developpement among others.
Mr. Haji is a member of the AKDN Endowment Investment Committee and a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs. He is an alumnus of the University of British Columbia and a Canadian Chartered Accountant. Mr. Haji has been actively involved in community service including serving two terms on the Senate of the University of British Columbia, and other voluntary positions with the AKDN, Ismaili Muslim community and the United Way.