Shafik Sachedina is an influential figure in the Islamic Community. He has always been associated with the Institute for Ismaili Studies for over a decade now. Shafik is a renowned dental surgeon, a successful businessman, and a member of the Ismaili community. Besides, he is the founder of Sussex Healthcare, a facility that has been offering long-term care for adults and the elderly.
His role at the Institute of Ismaili Studies
One of the critical roles that Shafik Sachedina plays at the Ismaili community is being a member of the Aga Khan Development Network committee. He is also one of the members of the Board of Governors of Ismaili Studies Institute. The institute has been engaging in conducting religious based research in the UK to promote the integration of different cultures in the Islamic community. The Ismaili Studies Institute has also been committed to promoting understanding and cohesion among different religious lines.
An additional role that Sachedina has is being the Head of the Department of Jamati Institutions located in France. He is also heading the Aiglemont’s docket of diplomatic affairs with the primary role including organizing key activities and program for the community. Shafik Sachedina headed a delegation that had traveled to Russia in 2017 to have a meeting with Mikhail Bogdanov who Middle East’s Deputy Foreign Minister. In the meeting, the leader addressed the issues that are currently affecting Syria and Afghanistan societies.
The renowned figure is also a member of the International Forum of Ismaili Leaders. He is also the committee chairperson of the Humanitarian Assistance International. Apart from these roles, he has also been part of the UK Ismaili Council for two terms. Shafik Sachedina is committed to ensuring that the Ismaili community functions as it should be, which he does voluntarily.
About Shafik Sachedina
Shafik is a Tanzanian citizen who was born in 1950. He, nevertheless, managed to get his studies abroad at the London University. Shafik obtained his bachelor’s degree in Dentistry from the London University. As a result of his qualifications, he began practicing medicine in England and had since paid keen interest in the healthcare sector.