Saturday, October 25, 2014
Faraz Khan is a UK-based Pakistani social entrepreneur, investor, published author and public speaker, who is considered a leading authority on social entrepreneurship in Pakistan and UK. He believes in bringing a positive change in the society through entrepreneurship, business and trade and is passionate about making Pakistan an attractive business destination for the local and international business community.
A mentor for the youth, Faraz is known for his forward-thinking business models and for having worked vehemently and diligently for the betterment of the people of Pakistan and UK. In the last 9 years, he with his partners has created 8 leading businesses globally, based on his core belief that with will, determination and good intent, anything is possible.
Faraz wears countless caps and has been appointed a member of Catalyst UKTI, a global network of business leaders. He has been nominated as an Asia Society Leader – a global think tank – to represent Pakistan in Delhi, India. He sits on the advisory board of All Parliamentary Group on Entrepreneurship that advises the UK Parliament and both the houses on the development of entrepreneurship in the UK. Another achievement on his part is acquiring a place in the list of the Future Leaders Power 100 Pakistan, a selection of 100 most promising Pakistanis who will shape the future of the country. He is recognized for his astute business acumen, vision and unique entrepreneurial implementable ideas that have placed him amongst the indispensible in the world of social ventures.