Sharifa has 21 years industry relevant experience. She has held several senior positions in her career with her most recent role being Unit Trust Manager at BIFM Unit Trusts. Prior to that, she was an Operations Manager at Investec Asset management Botswana (now Ninety-One).
Sharifa has been instrumental in the set up and penetration of Unit Trust investments in the Botswana landscape, having been a driving force in the set up of Unit Trust structures with multiple asset manager firms in Botswana.
She holds an MBA from the University of South Africa and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Botswana.