Shafik Sachedina is a philanthropist and also a highly qualified dental surgeon. The Dr. was born back in the year 1950 at Dar- es- Salaam in Tanzania. In the year 1975, he acquired qualifications as a dental surgeon from the Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School in the University of London. He is an experienced doctor in the field of dentistry, as he practiced in England for many years.
He presently sits as the chair of the Sussex Healthcare Company, which provides support services and care to homes in Sussex County located in South England. He currently holds various leadership positions in different healthcare companies. The dentist relocated to England, settled and became a British citizen.
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Shafik Sachedina is well known for his inspiring works and his contribution towards the Islamic community. The doctor is also in large capacity associated with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, an institution that basically deals with research and is located in the United Kingdom. The institution also targets on giving more acknowledgements in Muslim studies, culture and societies. He is among the members of the Board of Governors at the Institute of Ismaili Studies. He is the man behind the coordination of the activities of the institution (Ismaili community), in all places where the institutions are found.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina holds other leadership positions as he also chairs the FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Co-coordinating Committee. He is also among the members of the Ismaili Leaders International forum. He previously served voluntarily as the president of the Isimaili Council of the U.K for two consecutive terms. The doctor also heads the Jamati Institutions as the secretariat in France at a place called Aiglemont. Jamati establishments work hand in hand with the Aga Khan Foundation.
What makes Dr. Shafik Sachedina a philanthropist is that he likes to voluntarily give back to his community. Shafik Sachedina has recently honored the manner in which Russia stood firmly on the issue about peaceful solving of conflicts and also their continued fight against extremism and terrorism. He acquired his popularity as a result of his commitment and dedication when it comes to the services he offers.