Khalil Hendricks

Executive Director

InLight is run under the leadership of Khalil Hendricks. Khalil is a management consultant by profession with over a decade of public and private sector experience. He is the director at Mizan Institute and a teacher at Darun Na’im. Khalil completed a Bachelor of Business Science Degree at UCT as well as a six year ‘Alimiyyah course at Darul Ulum Al-Arabiyyah al-Islamiyyah (DUAI) which is based in Strand and is run by Moulana Taha Karaan.


Work experience

Director InLight Foundation (2018): InLight Foundation is a training and development NGO with a focus on providing development programmes, capacity building, and project funding to community organisations.

Director of Mizan Institute (2011 – 2018): Established Mizan Institute – an organisation aimed at providing Quranic, Arabic and Personal Development programmes to adult market

Islamic Studies Educator – Darun Naim (2013 – 2018): Khalil teaches Arabic and Islamic studies at the Darun Naim Institute for Higher Islamic Learning in Wynberg, Cape Town.  Khalil specialises in Arabic, Quran Exegesis, Islamic Law and related Sciences.

Consulting Manager and Business Analyst at Africa International Advisors (2003 to 2018)

Business Process Reengineering Projects (2016/7): Khalil lead BPR projects at Mossel Bay Municipality Building Control, Western Cape Veterinary Export Control Office and WC Veterinary Laboratory

Film and Publication Board – Development of training materials (2015): Khalil assisted with the development of training materials for the Film and Publication Board

Road Accident Fund – New Operating Model Project (2013): Khalil was instrumental in planning for and co-ordinating the design of new core processes as well as the matching of these to the newly implemented organisational design

CCMA – Funding model review (2012): Khalil was involved in the initial overall problem identification of the project. Khalil developed the new system to assist the CCMA in the efficient processing of Bargaining Council subsidies.

DPSA/PALAMA – Project Khaedu (2004 – 2010): Khalil was a Senior Core Skills Facilitator and Senior Consultant in Project Khaedu (4800 managers attended) for over six years leading training sessions in strategy, operations, financial management and HR. He also led deployment teams from various departments, including: Health, Agriculture, Social Development, Home Affairs and Education, and local Municipalities

National Department of Social Development (SocDev) – Business process re-engineering (2009) :Khalil was responsible for identifying bottlenecks and streamlining the business process