Advisory Board

Haroon Cajee

Haroon is an executive with over 30 years in the Oil & Gas industry, with international experience in South East Asia and South Africa.

Kashif Saleem

Kashif is an entrepreneur, inventor, writer and software programmer. He is the CEO of Saleem Technologies (which he found in 2006) and Trackem Pty Ltd.

Samina Yasmeen AM

Samina Yasmeen is a Professor of Political Science and International relations at the University of Western Australia. She one of Australia’s foremost researchers and commentators on Muslim identity.

Hon. Liz Behjat MLC

The Hon Liz Behjat MLC has had a varied career prior to her election to Parliament in 2008 as a member of the Australian Liberal Party.

Organising Committee

Adnan Bukhary

Adnan is a Chartered Accountant for Volkswagen & Mitsubishi Automotive Holdings Group (AHG). He is involved in the founding and co-ordination of several multicultural and interfaith initiatives in Perth.

Affy Bhatti (State Lead)

Specialising in complex programs with strong experience in business transformation and the setup, governance and delivery of successful projects, Affy is a management consultant working with Deloitte. He has 15 years experience leading projects and managing change from the UK and Australia with a focus on the Energy and Resources industry.

Abdullahi Alim

The 2017 Young Western Australian of the year, Abdullahi is the founder of Lighthouse Strategy, bringing young innovators together to develop solutions to global challenges.  He seeks to empower more young Australians to solve international issues including the global refugee crisis and Indigenous disadvantage in the West.

Rhiyaad Kahn

An accountant and advisor of 15 years experience, Rhiyaad is the Founder & Director of ‘Kahnsulting’, a boutique business advisory firm advising startups, small to medium sized businesses and high-net worth individual clients.

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