Zafar Raja FCCA, MBA

Head of Finance

Zafar joined Saha in 2010. Prior to that he worked as an Interim Financial Consultant, his recent role being at Aldwyck Housing Group where he was Interim Finance Director. Other organisations include Penrose Housing, One Housing Group and MTV Networks Europe where he was Group Financial Controller. He previously worked in the housing sector at Look Ahead Housing Trust and Care, where he was a Financial Controller for five years. Zafar is a qualified accountant and holds an MBA in Business Finance from the University of Lincoln.

Personal Interests

Zafar enjoys playing tennis, gardening and really cherishes spending time with his family.

What saha means to me:

“Saha is a great place to work simply because you get a true sense of belonging combined with the feeling of a family atmosphere. There is a “can do” attitude throughout the organisation, with many colleagues going the extra mile. This all goes towards achieving Saha’s mission of transforming lives”.

Zafar Raja

Head of Finance

Other SAHA Team Members

Tony Bacon

Director of Asset Management

Tony joined Saha in August 2009 and has overall responsibility for SAHA’s asset management functions, including development, major repairs, maintenance and servicing programmes.

Nigel Hills CPFA

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance

Nigel joined Saha in 1984 as a Finance Officer, when the Association owned just 10 hostel properties and one general needs scheme in Bournemouth. He became Director of Finance in 2004.

Zafar Raja

Head of Finance

Zafar joined Saha in 2010. Zafar is a qualified accountant and holds an MBA in Business Finance from the University of Lincoln.