Working With Investors To Help Reach Their Financial Goals, Without Sacrificing Their Values.

Our Story

Initially established in 2003, ShariaPortfolio Inc. began its operations in the US as a Registered Investment Advisor as one of the first Sharia-compliant wealth managers and now operates in 26 states. In 2019, SP Funds Inc. was launched now offering, managing and administering three Sharia-compliant Exchange Traded Funds listed under the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – SPUS, SPSK & SPRE. ShariaPortfolio Canada Inc. was launched in January 2020 and currently operates in four Provinces within Canada. 

Through ShariaPortfolio Canada, ShariaPortfolio GlobalWealth has been launched enabling it to offer its wealth management services to Clients in almost all over the world where the firm is allowed to accept such Clients. With expert advisory services and ETFs, ShariaPortfolio GlobalWealth is now an International Wealth Management firm offering Sharia-compliant investment solutions to Clients from almost anywhere in the world.

Our Mission

At ShariaPortfolio GlobalWealth, we offer professionally managed investment solutions that help Muslims from different countries achieve their investment goals while honouring their personal values. We know that our clients have unique financial needs so we provide a full range of investment options from managed portfolio services, our very own Sharia compliant Exchange Traded Funds, and an exceptional service experience.

Our Values

Professionalism

We commit to being the best at what we do and how we show up. We stand for something by being ethical and having a moral compass.​

Responsibility

We are accountable to our Investors and to our Values for the results of our actions and decisions.​​

Integrity

We perform with courage, consistency and respect to do what is honest, fair, credible and trustworthy. With a firm adherence to moral and ethical convictions, we commit to doing the right things even while no one is watching.

Personalized

We take a personalized approach as we recognize that each Investor has unique specifications, needs and preferences.​​

Innovation

Our continued focus is on positive change that leads to a positive outcome. We anticipate and respond to challenges and changing needs with creativity, enthusiasm and determination.​​

Meet Our Team

Mohamed Ladak

Business development coordinator

Nadeem A. Mian, CFA

portfolio manager

Fatema Alidina

Executive assistant to CEO

Yasmeen Virji

client service Manager

Siddiq Mohamed

Advisor Team Lead

Sajjad Hodaeian

Financial Advisor

Ali Ladak

Financial Advisor

Zeeshan Janmohamed

Financial Advisor

Carlos Perez

IT administrator

Halima Rahmani

Client Service Associate

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Naushad Virji

CEO

Naushad Virji is the CEO of SP Funds Management and Chairman of the ShariaPortfolio Group of Companies. ShariaPortfolio is a leader in offering comprehensive Sharia-compliant investment solutions around the world. Naushad founded ShariaPortfolio in the USA in 2003, led the expansion into Canada in 2017 and started working with global clients in 2020. He is also one of the portfolio managers for the SP Funds line of Sharia-compliant exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Naushad is a frequent speaker and contributor to various news media around the world on the topic of Sharia-compliant investment management. In 2019, Naushad was honored with the distinction of being one of the 500 most prominent and influential Muslims in the world by Islamica 500.

Prior to launching ShariaPortfolio, Naushad managed a hedge fund. He has also been the manager of several real estate partnerships. From the beginning, it’s been Naushad’s focus to offer professionally managed investment solutions to help the Muslim community achieve their financial goals without compromising their personal values.

Naushad received his degree from the University of Florida and then passed the exam to become a licensed investment advisor representative so he could start his own firm. Naushad was born in Italy but has lived in Florida since 1975.

Sabinah Amershi

Vice President

Sabinah was a successful Client Service Representative at Bank of America before joining ShariaPortfolio in 2015. She started as a Client Service Associate but quickly rose the ranks and became the Client Service Manager and now manages the team of Associates. Her attention to detail and focus on customer care ensure that our clients are in good hands.

Irfan Chaudhry

Chief Compliance Officer

After a progressive career to-date covering many aspects of Investment Management, Irfan Chaudhry have been listed among world’s ‘Top Wall Street Economists, Experts and Opinion Leaders’ by the Wall Street Economists Institute in 2011.

Previously he has served as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for TAHO Capital, Investment Strategist for Emirates NBD Asset Management, Portfolio Manager for Med Family Trust, and Portfolio Manager for the City of Regina Pension Fund. He now acts as Chief Compliance Officer and Portfolio Manager for ShariaPortfolio Canada Inc. He leads all regulatory compliance, Portfolio-related Research, Risk Management, Fund Management, Portfolio Strategy, Asset Allocation, Trading and Investment Banking.

He has also spent time in academia and research while earning his MBA, CFA and CAIA designations.

Mohamed Ladak

Business Development Coordinator

Mohamed is an accomplished Financial Executive with extensive experience in the Financial Services industry and innovative leadership skills in strategic planning, financial management and business development, including acquisitions and divestitures. A balanced and influential senior leader who takes passion in building strong relationships, driving change, and delivering business value through continuous improvement with a reputation for leading with values, integrity, respect and inspiration. Consistently recognized as a top performer and team player who is dedicated to getting the job done. Mohamed ensures informed strategy is paired with nimble execution to drive results and improve user experience.

Nadeem A. Mian

Portfolio Manager

Nadeem began his career with Oppenheimer & Co, a mid-tier Wall Street investment firm. After returning back to Canada in 2002, he had roles in private wealth management with firms like HSBC Securities, Canaccord Genuity and Royal Bank of Canada before joining ShariaPortfolio Canada in 2019. Nadeem graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and holds a CFA designation.

Fatema Aldina

Executive Assistant to CEO

Fatema Alidina graduated the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2010 with Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Communication, and Sociology. She worked at Omnicom Media Group as a Strategist before joining ShariaPortfolio, USA in 2014 where she worked as a Marketing Associate and Client Services Manager. Fatema rejoined SP Funds as the Executive Assistant to Naushad Virji in 2019. With communication, professionalism and faith at the heart of her career, Fatema considers herself a chameleon and has the ability to seamlessly contribute to many different aspects of SP Funds’ sprawling brand. In her spare time, Fatema enjoys yoga, traveling, and spending time with her three children.

Yasmeen Virji

Client Service Manager

Yasmeen graduated in 2020 from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice. She previously worked as Client Specialist for ShariaPortfolio and looks forward to helping clients open their accounts with ease and clarity. She is happy to work for a firm that enables clients to invest in socially responsible ways. When she’s not working, Yasmeen enjoys studying psychology and practicing yoga.

 

Siddiq Mohamed

Advisor Team Lead

Siddiq Mohamed has over 20 years of financial services experience ranging from structuring Islamic finance products, compliance and acting as an advisor.  Mr. Mohamed has a proven track record of demonstrating value for his clients, while being attentive to their individual needs.  

Mr. Mohamed is an active member of the Montreal community, as a Director Hilm, a local non-profit, as well as a volunteer coach in local hockey and soccer. Mr. Mohamed is passionate about giving back to the community and championing interfaith dialogue. He co-founded a Sunday school for over 200 students on the West Island of Montreal.   

Mr. Mohamed has authored Islamic Finance publications and has been providing free educational seminars on Islamic finance and the jurisprudence of Zakah for the past 13 years. 

Mr. Mohamed currently resides in Montreal with his wife and two children.  

Sajjad Hodaeian

Financial Advisor

Sajjad is an MBA graduate from the University of Canada West in addition to a Master of Finance degree. Originally from Iran, he has extensive experience while at the Tehran Stock Exchange. Sajjad has a deep interest in Halal investing and puts his experience and knowledge to work for his clients.

Zeeshan Janmohamed

Financial Advisor

Zeeshan has spent most of his career in the Capital Markets and Wealth Management space supporting both Institutional and Retail clients. Today, he’s proud to combine his keen interest in the industry with his innate desire to help others, and assist individuals, families and businesses in the pursuit of their greatest financial goals.  He joined Sharia Portfolio after spending a couple of years at RBC Dominion Securities. 

A graduate of the University of Toronto, Zeeshan holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in finance from the Rotman School of Management. 

Originally from Kenya, Zeeshan currently resides in Toronto. Outside of the office, he loves to travel, spend time with family, and has a passion for football.

Carlos Perez

IT Administrator

Carlos Perez is an award winning and nationally recognized Technology Professional with years of IT Infrastructure at the Microsoft Corporation. Principal of Perez Technology Group, Perez is a Microsoft Certified & Dell Certified Professional who specializes on the development of Technology solutions that solve business needs for small and medium size businesses. He has been responsible for the migration, deployment and management of Cloud based solutions across vertical markets including  Fortune 100 companies. He has specialized experience in the Finance, Insurance, Marketing, Legal and Health Care industries & delivered IT projects support to Media Agencies & Non-Profit Organizations.

Perez is also a published author and a featured Tech expert on the Hartford Business Journal & the Orlando Business Journal. He has been featured on the Technology publication CRN, The Channel Company, Spectrum News in Florida, WAPA America, Telemundo NBC Universal & New York 1 for his IT expertise. He was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Connecticut Minority Supplier Development Council & the Global Entrepreneur of the Year award by The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). He previously served as a Manager for Microsoft FastTrack Center, a customer success service designed to help customers realize business value with the Microsoft Azure Cloud and Office 365.  Perez is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network & studied Business IT at the University of Connecticut.

Imran Virji

Intern

Imran Virji is an undergraduate student studying at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities pursuing a BA in economics. He has achieved a diverse perspective on business and education whilst living in various locations throughout the United States as well as in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Imran’s interest in finance was curated by his interactions with family and friends who happen to be business minded or studied finance and/or business.

Halima Rahmani

Client Service Associate

Halima Rahmani holds a Bachelors in Shariah from Al Qaraouine University in Morocco and a Masters in Islamic Finance from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) in Malaysia.
 
She is thrilled to be working for a company that focuses on serving the Muslim community by providing halal and socially responsible investment opportunities.
 
With her extensive experience in customer service, Halima is adept at understanding and meeting the needs of clients. She takes great pleasure in offering assistance and ensuring that clients receive exceptional service.
 
Originally from Morocco, Halima now resides in Vancouver with her husband and son, where she embraces her love for nature. Additionally, she loves painting, travelling and trying new foods.

Perez is also a published author and a featured Tech expert on the Hartford Business Journal & the Orlando Business Journal. He has been featured on the Technology publication CRN, The Channel Company, Spectrum News in Florida, WAPA America, Telemundo NBC Universal & New York 1 for his IT expertise. He was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Connecticut Minority Supplier Development Council & the Global Entrepreneur of the Year award by The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). He previously served as a Manager for Microsoft FastTrack Center, a customer success service designed to help customers realize business value with the Microsoft Azure Cloud and Office 365.  Perez is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network & studied Business IT at the University of Connecticut.

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