Shafik Sachedina is the founder of Sussex Healthcare, and entrepreneur, and a reputed dental surgeon. He is an active member of the Institute of Ismaili Studies and has achieved several successes as a leader.
Roles at the Institute of Ismaili Studies
The emulated leader is known to play a key role in the Ismaili community. He is a member of the Board of Governors at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, a UK based religious institution that conducts research on the Muslim cultures and communities. Along with the help of Shafik Sachedina, the Institute promotes awareness of the Muslim faith in different population and societies. Started in 1977 by Aga Khan, the Institute of Ismaili Studies promotes understanding among Muslims as well as cohesion. Agha Khan had recognized the influence of Dr. Sachedina on broadening his influence through the Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Apart from his role at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, Dr. Sachedina is currently the head of Jamati Institutions Department which is located in France. The selfless leader has also been given the opportunity to head the docket of diplomatic affairs at Aiglemont. His major roles involved the organization of activities and programs of the community. In 2017, the religious leader headed the delegation that went to Russia to have a meeting with Mikhail Bogdanov who is the Middle East Special Presidential Representative and Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia. The meeting resulted in a productive proposal that could help address the Middle East Crisis. Shafik Sachedina has also been working with the Development Network Programs organized by Aga Khan and the Institutions of Ismaili groups across Asia.
Shafik Sachedina is a member of the International Forum of Ismaili Leaders. He is also the Chairman of the committee of Humanitarian Assistance International. Aside from these roles, the leader has remained the UK Ismaili Council for two consecutive terms. He remains committed to the Ismaili community on a voluntary basis.
About Shafik Sachedina
The exemplary leader was born in 1950 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He was lucky to get the opportunity to study at the University of London for his Dentistry program. He then graduated from the school in 1975 and because of his hard work, he secured a master’s degree scholarship in the same discipline. He later practiced his medical profession in English and as a result has been a common figure in the healthcare entrepreneurship.
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