Razi has over 14 years of banking experience in the areas of commercial financing, personal lending, investment management and business development. For the past 6 years he has been a Commercial Account Manager at Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). His focus was to provide finance and consulting solutions for small and medium enterprise with a particular focus on land and building finance for manufacturing, wholesale and construction type of industries. Razi has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (B.Com) and several licenses with the Institute of Canadian Bankers and the Canadian Securities Institute. Razi is fluent in English, Tamil and Sinhalese. He had been a Board of Director at the Surrey Board of Trade from 2007-2009 and he is currently the President of the BC – Sri Lanka Muslim Association.