Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Mr Al-Karim Haji is the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the planning and financial affairs of the University. He also supports the planning and construction of physical facilities and infrastructure for AKU's campuses and hospitals. Mr Haji liaises with government officials and multilateral and bilateral funding organizations to secure funding for the University's expansions.
Mr Haji is frequently invited to speak on higher education and health by organizations such as the World Bank, International Finance Corp, African Development Bank, Agence Francaise de Developpement among others. He 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 served two terms on the Senate of the University of British Columbia, and in other voluntary positions with civil society organizations.