Sufina is Director of the John Ellerman Foundation, a grant-maker in the arts, environment and social action. She is currently completing an Executive MBA course at Warwick Business School.

Before joining the Foundation, Sufina worked in corporate strategy and performance at the City of London Corporation. She has previously worked for the National Lottery Community Fund and City Bridge Trust, in strategy, policy and stakeholder relations roles. Sufina has also held service delivery and development roles working in charities supporting adults with learning disabilities and older people mainly.

Sufina holds trusteeships with Just for Kids Law, We Belong and The Charterhouse. She previously volunteered with the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, as Chair of their Expert Panel on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – and is an honorary Fellow of the Institute.