Shafiq Punjani is the Chief Executive Officer of the Bridlepath Properties Group, an integrated group of companies, involved in the development, management, trading and investment of commercial and residential real estate in Southern Ontario. The Bridlepath Properties Group is part of the larger Punjani Family Group, which also has business interests in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and East Africa, primarily in the Real Estate and Automotive industries. Shafiq has managed various Group businesses throughout the globe over the last 25 years, since graduating with a Master’s degree in Finance from the London School of Economics, at the University of London.
Outside of the office, Shafiq is avidly involved with the philanthropic activities of the Punjani family, being a trustee of the Punjani Charitable Trust, established in the United Kingdom, as well as a trustee of the MP Charitable Foundation, established in Canada. His community involvements include being on the Board of Directors of the Conservative Party, Richmond Hill EDA; as well as being a member of the Executive Committee of the ISIJ of Toronto, where he recently helped build and raise funds for the Jaffari Community Centre, a $30 million, 135,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art, multi-purpose Religious, Educational, Sports and Community Complex.
Shafiq resides in Richmond Hill, Ontario and enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and skiing in the winter.