Director of Finance and Operations
A CIMA qualified Chartered Management Accountant, Saf has over 15 years’ experience working within the non-profit and INGO sector.
With considerable experience leading teams in cross-divisional projects, Saf has supported senior management and Board members during her career providing strategic leadership and operational support during the implementation of finance systems and change management phases at International Organisations.
More recently at BBC Media Action, in her role as Head of Project Finance, Saf led a team of Project Accountants during a significant finance transformation project, delivering financial management training and guidance to Country Directors, Finance Managers and project staff based in country offices across Africa, Asia, and MENA regions.
Saf is an Independent Member of the Audit and Risk Committee at UNICEF UK, where her role includes providing guidance and recommendations for the Board on a range of policies and procedures including oversight on financial reporting, risk, HR, governance, and internal controls. In 2019, Saf was appointed a Trustee at The Charity Finance Group joining the Board.