Our Team

Mustafa Farooq, JD

Chief Executive Officer
Mustafa Farooq is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Council of ...

Nadia Hasan, PhD

Chief Operating Officer
Nadia Hasan has a PhD in Political Science from York University. As Chief ...

Faisal Khan Suri

Chief Development Officer
Faisal Khan Suri of Edmonton, Alberta is the Chief Development Officer of the ...

Sameha Omer, JD

Director of Legal Affairs
Sameha Omer obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa. She ...

Siham Rayale

Director of Foreign Affairs
Dr. Siham Rayale (PhD) has over a decade of experience working on and develop...

Omar Khamissa

Manager, Community Engagement
Omar Khamissa is NCCM's Manager of Community Engagement. He was born and raised ...

Aasiyah Khan

Manager, Education Programs
Aasiyah Khan has an extensive community development and research background ...

Nadiya Ali

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist
Nadiya Ali is a PhD Candidate in Sociology specializing in anti-racism, ...

Fatema Abdalla

Communications Coordinator
Fatema graduated with a degree in Political Science and Communications from the ...

Ahmad Al Qadi

Ontario Regional Lead
Ahmad Al Qadi is NCCM’s Ontario Regional Lead. Raised in Ottawa, Ahmad draws ...

Lina El Bakir

Quebec Advocacy Officer
Lina El Bakir is NCCM's Quebec Advocacy Officer. She grew up in Montreal ...

Nima Macci

Program Coordinator
Nima has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary, with ...

Jannat Firdous

Education Coordinator
Jannat Firdous is NCCM's Education Coordinator. She has previously worked as a ...