Key People

Board of Directors

M H M Rafiq - Chairman

Having been in the insurance industry for over four decades, Mr. Rafiq is a valuable member of Asset Link Limited‟s Board of Directors.

He serves on the boards of several companies in a range of areas, including education, healthcare, and real estate. Mr. Rafiq is also on the Board at Amana Takaful PLC; Amana Takaful PLC offers a range of insurance services, medical related services, and general family security services. The company is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

Previous designations include Managing Director of P&I Insurance Brokers and Managing Director at Ackland Insurance Limited.

Hussain Buhary - Executive Director / CEO

As the founder, current Executive Director, and CEO of Asset Link Limited, Hussain Buhary brings to the table immeasurable skill and experience.

With over twelve years of experience, Hussain has been exposed to a diverse range of fields in the financial industry. Specializing in formulating strategies and structured private equity for SMEs, he is also familiar with finance, corporate credit, banking, Islamic finance, and capital market. Over time, his involvement in the world of finance has made him a seasoned lecturer and motivational speaker locally and internationally.

Previous work experiences include service at MCB Bank, Amana Bank Group, ADL Capital Group of Companies, where he was Head of Product Development, and SAIF Capital, where he held the designation of Executive Director. Hussain was also on the board of Touchwood Investments PLC as an Independent Non- Executive Director, representing both the Audit and Remuneration committees.

Hussain holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Australia Institute of Business (Australia) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking. He is a member of the Association of Business Executives (ABE) (UK), an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance (UK), and a Life Member (MAAT) of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka. Hussain is a qualified Investment Advisor, certified by the Colombo Stock Exchange, which is a mandatory requirement when advising on listed stocks.

M.N Caffoor - Director

Naushard’s 25 years of corporate experience includes exposure to various sectors around the globe.

He turned to education Consultancy in 2004 staring off as General Manager at a well established education consultancy firm at the time. He also single handedly led Raffles Education Network’s Sri Lankan operations as their sole contact point in Sri Lanka being responsible for student recruitments to Raffles Singapore and Australia. He has since then been heavily involved in the Maldives organising higher education exhibitions and recruiting students.

Riyaz Sangani - Non Executive Director

A Director at Asset Link Limited, Riyaz Sangani is also the current Managing Director of Vidullanka PLC, a quoted public company which he founded and listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. He is a graduate from the University of Colombo and completed his MBA at the Post Graduate Institute of Management (PIM) at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

An Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (ACMA), Riyaz also serves on the board of several companies in the Lanka Equities Group and is designated as Treasurer at Small Hydro Power Developers Association.

Riyaz is an accomplished addition to the Asset Link Limited family and his presence is fundamental in its growth.

Zahedi Alif - Non Executive Director

Zahedi Alif joined Asset Link Limited’s Board of Directors with a plethora of knowledge and expertise behind him. With thirty years of finance, administration, export, import and trading experience, he is a major contribute to Asset Link Limited’s development.

Zahedi is currently the Managing Director of Greenstone Pvt. Ltd. and has previously held senior positions at Tarmac International and Haden International, UK. He was the Managing Director of Expolanka Ltd. for over twenty years; Expolanka is a company involved in the international trading of Sri Lanka’s agricultural products to Europe, South America, the Middle East, and South Asia.

Associate Directors

Naushad Caffoor - Associate Director

Naushard’s 25 years of corporate experience includes exposure to various sectors around the globe.

He turned to education Consultancy in 2004 staring off as General Manager at a well established education consultancy firm at the time. He also single handedly led Raffles Education Network’s Sri Lankan operations as their sole contact point in Sri Lanka being responsible for student recruitments to Raffles Singapore and Australia. He has since then been heavily involved in the Maldives organising higher education exhibitions and recruiting students.