Faraz Khan is a UK-based Pakistani social entrepreneur, investor, published author and public speaker. He is regarded as a leading authority on social entrepreneurship and believes in bringing a positive change in the society with forward-thinking business models that allow him to fulfil a personal commitment to improve the lives of people in the UK, Pakistan and beyond.
He is a visiting professor at university of St.Mary’s London UK in the field of social enterprise and innovation. He is considered an authority in enterprise & social enterprise eco system development. He is the co-author of ‘Pukh Theory’, Pakistan’s first business parable. He has been appointed as a member of Catalyst UKTI, and sits on the Advisory Board of All Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship (APPGE)-UK Parliament and member Atlantic Council US. advises governments, corporates, investors and startups on entrepreneurial eco systems and social enterprise development. He has been nominated as one of the 100 senior leaders from 53 commonwealth countries in HRH Duke of Edinburgh Commonwealth leadership programme.
He has also been nominated as Future Leader of the Year by Power 100 UK and nominated by the Asia Society to represent Pakistan in Young Leaders Conference. Faraz is regularly invited as a speaker at global conferences, universities, professional organisations and worldwide enterprise forums, and is a member of Euclid, ACVEO, Nominated fellow of Institute of Directors (IOD).
He is also part at British council Pakistan social entrepreneurship programme, founding member – I am Karachi, CSR association of Pakistan, ex board member SEALA, and numerous Pakistani startups. Gizelle Communication, a SEED company, was nominated an Arabia500 finalist and was also declared the top 100 fastest growing company in Pakistan by AllWorld Network.