Sofeena Lalani

Sofeena Lalani

Head of institutional funding
British Red Cross

Sofeena is responsible for institutional funding at the British Red Cross. She has over 14 year’s experience working across the non-profit, philanthropy, private and fundraising sectors.

Her career combines strategic partnerships and programmes with international development. Sofeena is an advocate of innovative finance in the social purpose sector and has been involved in the exploration of new financial instruments including Islamic social finance at the British Red Cross. She is particularly interested in the power of public private partnerships to harness global impact.  


Islamic coins
28 February 2019
Islamic social finance has huge potential as a financial tool for the humanitarian funding gap, and now rivals conventional banking.