We take great pleasure in introducing the new faces of The World Federation of KSIMC Office Bearers team

Al Haj Safder Jaffer was born in Mombasa, Kenya and is married, with 2 sons. He combines extensive professional, religious and community experience summarised below:

Professional Career

Is a partner in one of the largest global actuarial firms and has been in this profession for more than 20 years.

Advises leading public and private companies on high-stakes financial services and risk management.

Trusted to advise financial and health regulators, giving him vital knowledge of risk management, governance  and actuarial consultancy services.

Islamic Credentials

He lectures on Islamic subjects and has travelled world-wide reciting majalis as a Muballigh in English, Urdu and Gujarati.

He gained a postgraduate degree in Islamic Finances and also resided in the Holy City of Qom for several years, interacting with scholars and deepening his knowledge in Islamic Theology.

Specialises in the field of Islamic Finances including Islamic Insurance (Takaful).

Community Service

He was a key member of The World Federation’s first ever five-year Strategic Plan in 2002 as an actuarial consultant and Islamic Education advisor.

Served as the Chairman for the Islamic Education Board from 2003-2005.

Spearheaded the development of the Madrasah Centre of Excellence’s worldwide Tarbiyah curriculum and currently head of Tarbiyah.

Supported crisis management and mediation, including playing a pivotal role in the Yemen evacuation team and served as an executive councillor of WF for 6 years (2014-2020).

Acted as WF liaison to the Mara’ji in Najaf and Qom, particularly as key contact between our Marja, His Eminence Sayyid al-Sistani (DA) and The World Federation for over 17 years.

Habib Meghjee is the son of Late Amirali and Late Leilabai Ladha Meghjee of Mwanza, Tanzania.  He is a remarkable individual whose journey has taken him from his hometown to Toronto, Canada. Driven by a thirst for knowledge, he ventured to Toronto to pursue higher education, ultimately obtaining a B.Comm degree from the prestigious University of Toronto. His dedication and hard work led him to become a Chartered Professional Accountant, earning the esteemed title of CPA.

Professional Career

Currently, Habib is a Partner in one of the largest professional services organizations specializing in Global Employer Services. His expertise in this field allows him to navigate the complexities of global employment, providing valuable guidance and support to clients. Beyond his professional achievements, Habib has always been deeply passionate about community service. From a young age, he recognized the importance of giving back and has actively engaged in various community initiatives. Notably, he served as the Treasurer of As-Sadiq Islamic School, demonstrating his commitment to education and the development of future generations.

Community Service

Additionally, Habib has held significant roles within the ISIJ of Toronto, serving as Treasurer, Secretary, and even President. Through these positions, he has contributed to the growth and prosperity of the community, ensuring its financial stability and fostering a sense of unity among its members. Habib’s dedication to community service extends beyond administrative responsibilities. He frequently attends and actively participates in community gatherings, demonstrating his genuine interest in connecting with others and fostering a sense of belonging. During the unprecedented times of the Covid-19 pandemic, Habib’s leadership shone brightly as he guided the ISIJ of Toronto community through the challenges and uncertainties. His strategic vision and unwavering commitment were instrumental in providing support and resources to those in need, ensuring the well-being of the community during these difficult times.

One of Habib’s core passions lies in promoting unity within our community, empowering the youth, and advocating for harmony and peace. He understands that by fostering a sense of togetherness and empowering the younger generation, we can build a stronger and more prosperous future for all. Through his actions and advocacy, Habib inspires others to embrace these values and work towards a harmonious society. His professional accomplishments, coupled with his unwavering dedication to community service, make him a truly impactful individual.

Sajjad Rajan was born in London, UK but spent much of his early life in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He returned back to the UK in 2003 to pursue his career. He is married and has two young children.

Professional Career

He is a Chartered Tax Advisor and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), the leading professional body in the UK for advisers dealing with all aspects of taxation. He is also a Chartered Accountant as well as a Financial Auditor and qualified with both leading accountancy bodies, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Sajjad has over 15 years’ experience in tax planning and accountancy and currently owns three separate firms, which carry out statutory audits. He established Smartax in 2014 from the ground up, now a modern-day accountancy practice based in North West London and a brand that is tax focused, delivering value to clients – particularly owner managed businesses.

Sajjad has a range of clients stretching across various industries including travel, media, real estate and tech companies. However, of particular relevance is that he works with a portfolio of charities not only with their accounts but provides guidance on structure, efficiency and reporting. Thus, he is very well versed in the financial rules and regulations of the Charity’s Commission, which would be a great asset to the World Federation.

Community Service

Sajjad enjoys helping start-up charities (both local and international) and social enterprises – especially with areas concerning compliance and due diligence.

In his teens, he has volunteered with the Children’s Remand Centre, teaching various life skills to youth and helping them get back on track. Sajjad also assisted with weekly visits at the Nunge Leprosy Camp, providing medicine and helping the local villagers with their everyday needs.


Sajjad enjoys sports, including football and cricket and loves to travel. He is passionate about taking a leadership role in World Federation and using his network and expertise to support the needs of our global community.

Mohsin Musa was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He moved to settle in Karachi, Pakistan due to the civil war in Somalia. He completed his secondary school education and started his professional career in Karachi. He is married and has two young daughters.

Professional Career

Mohsin is an audit professional with both external and internal audit experience having worked in Pakistan, Middle East and Europe. He is currently based in London working for a Big 4 firm within audit. He is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK. He is very keen in mentoring junior team members empowering and allowing them to progress in their careers.

Community Service

Mohsin tries to support local community projects especially in Pakistan alongside occasionally providing support Karachi jamaat especially around youth empowerment. He has also been involved as a volunteer with a community Madrasah as a teacher in London.

Ali Jawad is the son of Azad Mohammedali Hansraj originally of Mbale, Uganda. His mother Salma bai Hansraj hails from the family of Allama Haji GhulamAli (Haji Naji) of Gujarat. He spent much of his early life in Karachi before coming to the UK in the 1990s for higher Education. He lives in London with his parents, wife and three children aged 21, 18, and 14. Ali Jawad is a member of the Hujjat Stanmore jamaat.

Professional life

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Brunel University, west London and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in a jointly run programme by Royal Holloway and Imperial College under what was then the University of London. His special focus has been on Quality Management especially with respect to the Japanese methods of Process controls and Kaizen. Ali was involved in the management of the family business (manufacturing auto-parts and metal packaging) in Pakistan, as well as running a Management Consultancy in Dubai. In the UK, he runs his own trading house, exporting in used machinery and Aluminium.

Community and social engagements

Ali has been actively involved in the S I Madressa (Stanmore) primarily as a teacher but also in various administrative roles. He has also had the privilege of reciting majalis e aza at the Hujjat Annexe for boys. In addition, he is a guest lecturer at the Al Sadiq Al Zahra Schools (Khoei Foundation) as well the Jaffaria Academy, an online Shi’a school.

Previously, he has volunteered with The Citizens Foundation, a charity that runs over 1000 schools for underprivileged children in least developed areas of Pakistan. In addition, he has taught at various other madaris worldwide.

Passions and aspirations

In addition to his business interests, Ali Jawad enjoys working with youth as a teacher & mentor. In his spare time, he loves to read poetry and recite qaseeda/marsiya at the Hujjat Stanmore Mosque. He speaks English, Gujarati, Kutchi and Urdu.

Dr Ali Abbas Rashid Hasham is the son of Sukaina and the late Marhum Dr Murtaza Rashid of Mombasa.

Currently aged 33, he was born and raised in Mombasa and migrated to London (UK) in 2007 after completing his GCSE’s. He went on to study medicine at Queen Mary University of London. He then completed his postgraduate training in Portsmouth and Luton before qualifying as a General Practitioner (GP). He currently is a GP Partner at Bacon Lane Surgery in Edgware providing NHS services to the local population.

Professional life

In a professional capacity, he is also a GP Trainer and educator, performs minor surgery procedures and is currently the Harrow Primary Care Cancer Lead.

Community and social engagements

Following in the footsteps and rich history of community work within his family, Dr Ali Abbas has been an active volunteer within the community at a local level with Hujjat Stanmore and Wessex jamaats and has been involved in various capacities including Madrasah.

In his time in Mombasa, he has volunteered with his father on a number of projects including medical camps and outreach work with Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya.

He served with Stanmore Jafferys from 2010-14 as the Assistant Secretary and the Vice Chairman across two terms.

He also served as an EC member of the current outgoing team (2022-24) at KSIMC of London (Hujjat) and has been involved in the Hujjat Harefield project as well as creation of the new FUTR co-working space among other portfolios within the jamaat.

He has also participated in seminars during Covid-19 pandemic on Ahlul Bayt TV and has been a guest on the After Maghrib podcast.

He seeks to utilise his skills in education, finance and operational efficiency and combine this with his experience at community grass roots level to further the goals of The World Federation.


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