Sumayya is currently a registered Compliance Officer with the Financial Service Board. She started her corporate career as a candidate attorney; who then went on to head the Foreclosure department at Ndamase Inc. She was admitted as an Attorney in May 2008. She joined Masthead in July 2008 as a Compliance Consultant and was approved as a Compliance Officer upon completion of her supervision.
Sumayya is currently the longest-serving Compliance Officer in KZN. As part of her duties she assists financial service providers with their compliance requirements via onsite monitoring and risk management assessments. She has presented numerous compliance and legislative training workshops.