Head of Global Operations, Malaysia
“Nothing is more rewarding and fulfilling than teaching a person to perform the Solah and to help them worship their Creator.”
Born and raised in the multicultural country of Malaysia, his father is a Muslim convert to Islam and helped shaped the person he is today. A project manager by profession, brother Izwan is responsible for the global operations and program development of New Muslim Care around the world.
COUNTRY MANAGER, FRANCE
“When I accepted Islam it was really difficult for me to find a Muslim community to help me with the basics. I want this to change and I hope for NMC to be opened in every city in the world.”
Julien embraced Islam in the Philippines and has since been involved in various Da’wah and community projects across the world. He is a French citizen and a former International reporter who worked with the likes of the Economist and the New York Times. Julien is now helping Mercy Mission to fundraise for its projects and is also helping NMC operations in the Philippines.
COUNTRY MANAGER, CANADA
“Islam has been growing rapidly in North America and personally want to see NMC services be made available in every major city in North America to support our new brothers and sisters in Islam.”
Brother Sameer is the Head of NMC operations in both Canada and the USA. A graduate from the University of Ottawa as an Electrical Engineer and has over 9 years of experience in project management and consulting in the construction industry. He is known in the NMC team for his dedication and hard-work for the cause of Allah.
OPERATIONS MANAGER, NIGERIA
“True patience and focus in Da’wah really begins after the person accepts Islam and our My Muslim Buddy mentoring program is built specially for this.”
Brother Harun holds a Masters in Engineering and joined the NMC team at the end of 2013. A dynamic leader with a big heart, he has been the powerhouse responsible for managing the Empowerment and the My Muslim Buddy programs in Malaysia.
CHAPTERS MANAGER, Australia
“The number of reverts in Melbourne Australia are growing exponentially, with this in mind we are working hard to provide the best possible support that we can offer.”
Andy Chan embraced Islam in 2008 and has since been involved in various Islamic organisations in Australia to further his knowledge in the religion. Andy holds a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice with Honours and is currently completing a Masters in Law. Apart from leading the team in Melbourne, Andy is also responsible for all of the photography and creative advertising used to publicise NMC Melbourne's various events and programs.
CHAPTERS MANAGER, Australia
“I belief that the key to a brighter future for new Muslims and the wider community is through a process of continual education and engagement without judgement and that NMC can help to foster this.”
CHAPTERS MANAGER, PHILIPPINES
"I believe if we can empower every new Muslim after accepting Islam and help them to become strong in their faith, our Ummah will be strong again.”
Chapters Manager, Australia
“I believe the structure and support level we offer at NMC is what our community needs to enhance the services available for the rapidly increasing numbers of new Muslims.”
Sister Bayaan embraced Islam in the year 2000 in Brisbane. She has since played an active role in providing support to new Muslims. She offers a vast experience to the NMC team with over 13 years of experience running the Muslim Women’s Convert Support Group and a Women’s resource centre in the Brisbane Islamic community.
MEDIA MANAGER, INDIA
"It’s unfortunate that so many new Muslims are left alone after they accept Islam. The Muslim communities must realize this and take a step to address this issue. NMC is taking this step forward.”
The youngest member of the NMC team, Saqib Shabir is a creative artist in the multimedia industry and has been contributing his skills in audio and video production for many grassroots Da’wah projects. Apart from his versatility and talent, he lets his passion do most of the talking and is known as the ‘one-stop media guy’ in the NMC team.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER, CANADA
"There has to be some follow up with an individual after the shahadah and our aim is to provide information about Islam that is practical, accessible and tailored towards the needs of new Muslims."
Having been exposed to people from many different walks of life, Sarah decided to contribute to the education of the general public about the basics of Islam in order to help revive its core principles. She has been diligent in providing easier access to Islamic information and the promotion of New Muslim Care resources and activities around the world through social media.