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Malik Kotadia oversees all matters relating to Advancement, Public Affairs, Communications, and Alumni Affairs.

Kotadia brings to UCA extensive senior leadership experience. He has had senior management roles for over two decades with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Kotadia was the Founding CEO of Aga Khan Foundation, Egypt and has led Aga Khan Education Services in India and Uganda. He was also the Founding Director of Resource Development / External Affairs for Asia and Africa with the Aga Khan Academies as Director of External Affairs, Asia, and Africa.

During his time with the AKDN, Kotadia raised several million dollars for AKDN’s various initiatives and also significantly enhanced the visibility of its programmes. Kotadia also played a key role in building strong linkages with a range of stakeholders including the local community, government, and the diplomatic corps.

Kotadia has served on the Boards of American University in Cairo’s School of Continuing Education, Om Habibeh Foundation, and the First Microfinance Foundation, Egypt.