Aziz M. Bhaloo

Co-Founder & Chairman

The Foray Group

Aziz M. Bhaloo is a Co-Founder and Chairman of The Foray Group. Prior to founding The Foray Group, Aziz held various management positions at Esso Kenya and senior management positions at Esso Chemicals Canada. Aziz has been involved in community service throughout his career.  From 2007 to 2016, he was the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Kenya, a position he was appointed to by His Highness the Aga Khan. His mandate included liaising with the Government of Kenya in respect to development activities of AKDN institutions, coordination of these activities, and representing the Network with the diplomatic community and other development partners. His long-standing volunteer activities include Chair, Focus Humanitarian International Coordinating Committee, as well as previous positions as President, Ismaili Council for Canada; National Committee member, Aga Khan Foundation Canada; member of the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation Board and member of the George Brown College Foundation Board. These activities have earned him various awards including the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal of Honour. Aziz holds an external Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of London, and has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree by Wilfred Laurier University for his services to humanity through business and community work. Currently, Aziz continues to build The Foray Group’s portfolio in Africa.


Azam A. Bhaloo


The Foray Group

Azam Bhaloo is the CEO of The Foray Group. He has served as President since 2002 and previously held roles as Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Food Services. Prior to joining The Foray Group, Azam obtained his CA designation with Ernst & Young. Azam graduated from The University of Western Ontario and has an MBA from The University of Toronto. Azam’s value-driven, entrepreneurial and strategic leadership approach embraces true Impact Investing, financial growth and a commitment to Enriching the Lives of customers, partners/investors, employees and the communities we live and work in.