Sadaf Gill’s background is in the field of Investment analysis. During her 10 years of banking industry experience she has gained extensive knowledge in the field of Islamic investment banking, equity analysis, asset management and real estate investments. Prior to joining AVANA Capital she was an Investment Associate at a local Islamic investment bank in Bahrain. Her role as an investment associate entailed carrying out due diligence for real estate private equity investments in Europe, Middle East and USA. She has managed commercial real estate assets in Europe and multifamily residential properties in the US while liaising with the respective property managers.
At AVANA Capital, her key goal is to evaluate credit risk associated with commercial real estate lending. She is responsible for underwriting, financial statement analysis and carrying out due diligence on commercial real estate transactions.
She has completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree from Islamabad in Pakistan, is a qualified ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, U.K.), and is currently pursuing her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) – Level 2 from CFA Institute, USA.
Typical Sadaf: Ambitious, Optimistic, Feminist, not afraid to try out new things and take chances.
Guilty Pleasure: Perfume.
Passionate About: Health and fitness.
Personal Motto: The world is filled with nice people, if you can’t find one, be one!
Favorite Quote: “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” -Madeline Albright