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Sufyan Gulam Ismail – Founder

Tuesday September 20 2016

Sufyan Gulam Ismail is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and the CEO and Founder of MEND. Beyond the overall management of Mend, Sufyan provides regular strategic input to its working model alongside being a keynote speaker on the Mend circuit. Sufyan graduated from the University of Manchester and commenced his professional training with Deloitte. Since 2001, Sufyan has launched a range of business ventures involved in financial services, global real estate, private equity and wealth consultancy. Over the years, Sufyan’s companies have won many awards including UK’s fastest growing company and have featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Fast Track listings. As a philanthropist, Sufyan is extensively involved in humanitarian relief work across the globe; historically through the 1st Ethical Charitable Trust where he is a Trustee. He also has a keen interest in Islamic Finance and has authored
numerous academic papers and a university textbook on the subject.