Professional Development Advisory Board

Ayaz Bhanji

Ayaz Bhanji

Ayaz Bhanji

President
University of Alberta Alumni Association


Having graduated from Pharmacy at the U of A in 1991, Ayaz is a Pharmacist by profession, and has an MBA from Athabasca University. He has served two terms as President of the Ismaili Council for Edmonton and was the Co-Chair of the Joint Liaison Committee of the Council for Edmonton and University of Alberta.

He has held previous positions as Honorary Secretary – Council for Edmonton, Member for Communications and Publications and Chairman of the Youth and Sports Board. He has also served as a Board Member and Vice President of the Alberta Pharmacists Association.

Ayaz was born in Uganda and came to Canada in 1972. He is a successful entrepreneur in Alberta and currently is Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Excellence, and a Senior Partner of EPC Capital Ltd, and Edmonton based development company. His agency employs over 160 Associates and Staff and is the largest RE/MAX office in Edmonton. Ayaz has been inducted into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame, RE/MAX Chairman’s Club and his Commercial Team is #1 for RE/MAX in Edmonton, and Top 5 Worldwide for 2016.

On a personal note, Ayaz participates in many charitable organizations, including the Children’s Miracle Network and the Realtor’s Community Foundation and volunteers a great deal of his time to various worthwhile causes. He has three children, ages 20, 16 and 14 and loves to travel, play golf, hockey and volleyball.