Board of Advisors

Advisor on Waqf Laws & Practise

Prof Dr. Syed Khalid Rashid

Shariah Advisor & Islamic Finance Advisor

Dr. Lahsasna Achene



Hamid Rashid

Hamid leads the Finterra global initiative in several countries. Backed by 18 years of experience in blue-chip corporations such as Hewlett-Packard and Petronas, he specialised in Enterprise Business Management, Partner Ecosystem Management, Strategic Business Planning, and Development.

Founding Director & CEO

Satesh Khemlani

A successful entrepreneur, Satesh has over 30 years of experience in various sectors including IT, Wholesale, Distribution, and Retail channels as well as holding Directorship in Real Estate Firms making him a crucial pillar of building our Endowment projects and fortifying the Finterra Network.


Head – Marketing

Syed Abid

Abid comes from an IT Consulting & Legal background and has worked with leading MNCs globally. Working with other members of the senior management, he takes part in determining the direction of the business, not only from an IT standpoint but also from a marketing & operations perspectives.

Head - International Corporate Services

Nashwa Badeeu

Specialized in Islamic finance, Nashwa has 5+ years of experience gained from multiple start-ups including Hazana Maldives Limited and Maldives Islamic Bank. Nashwa is well versed in Shariah-compliant business operations, Shariah governance, and in structuring Islamic finance products and has a Masters in Islamic Finance Practice from INCEIF.

Islamic Social Finance & WAQFChain Specialist

Mohamed Hamza

Equipped with a Masters in Islamic Banking & Finance and a Certified Blockchain Associate, Hamza is an expert in Islamic Social Finance with a particular passion for developing and deploying fintech solutions to solve social issues. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Islamic Social Finance focussing on Waqf, he works closely with the Management Team in conducting research for the company.

Senior Consultant – MENA

Mamoun Khanfar

With over 25 years of experience and an expert of Waqf in the real estate sector, Mamoun was most recently attached to Al Rajhi Holding Group, Properties Development. A certified CMC - Chartered Marketing Consultant, he holds a degree from the USA and has served in various capacities for King Abdul Aziz Endowment, Sedco Capital, and Keppel Land joint Investment in Saudi Arabia.

Technical Group

Chief Product Architect

Sreecharan Kunutur

Head of Technical Delivery

Alexey Zotov

IT Engineer (EUS)

Saman Ghorban

Senior UI/UX Designer

Ashish Kumar