Nash Jaffer is an experienced Chartered Accountant, who specialises in structuring real estate transactions and funds. Having previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Ernst & Young (EY), where he accumulated considerable experience including closing real estate funds, tax planning and transaction advisory. He founded Leadenhall Partners and advises several real estate funds undertaking significant projects in central London, particularly on structuring, due diligence, corporate governance, investor reporting and the financial aspects of the developments.
Nash speaks regularly at real estate and Islamic Finance conferences. As a stakeholder, he has participated in meetings organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance and roundtable discussions. He has written the tax section of a chapter in the book, Islamic Finance: Law and Practice published by Oxford University Press and represented EY on the HMT/HMRC Islamic Finance Tax Technical Committee. Nash designed and implemented the structure of a real estate development, and the transaction won the Euromoney Islamic Finance Award for the best global real estate deal. Nash is a member of the Genesis Business Initiative, which promotes dialogue between Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and central government and actively supports the cross parliamentary small business group.
Nash serves as a Trustee and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of CareTech Foundation. The Foundation delivers meaningful impact to communities in the UK and overseas by supporting and championing the social care sector, care workers and those living in care.
Passionate about social mobility, Nash as Chairman has guided the Caridon Foundation in its transition from start-up to a local market leader in the supported housing segment of the social housing sector.
Nash has served as the Honorary Treasurer of the Muslim Council of Britain, a diverse national umbrella body for over 500 Muslim organisations nationwide, empowering Muslim communities towards achieving a just, cohesive, and successful British society. Previously, Nash served as a Non-Executive Director at Merton & Sutton NHS Trust and a School Governor at several local Schools.
Nash graduated from the University of Manchester in Mathematics. He is a FA Level 2 qualified youth football coach and during weekends can be found nurturing and developing the next generation of young footballers.