Adv. Fariyal Mukaddam
Fay, CEO and Director, brings extensive strategic leadership experience to South Africa’s new stock exchange.
As a Chartered Director (SA) and an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, some career highlights include Group CEO of ABAFAZI iAfrika Group (Pty) Ltd; President of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and in 2016 Fay was recognised as being the most influential business-woman in the financial services sector, in South Africa.
As a commercial lawyer, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, Fay has been at the forefront of advice to numerous local and international entities with work including: specialised governance, risk and empowerment advisory to offshore companies, technical facilitator and subject-matter expert for the Institute of Directors, as well as acting as an independent board member, audit and risk committee member and independent trustee of entities in both the public and private sectors.