Faraz Khan – A Multi-Stakeholder Investment and Impact Specialistfkadmin2020-08-15T05:39:40+00:00
A multi-stakeholder investment and impact specialist, author, and public speaker with over 25 years of experience. He is the founder of Social, Entrepreneurship & Equity Development (SEED) Ventures which is an investment and impact development organisation in Pakistan. Within 10 years he has taken the group from an idea to a sustainable organisation, with a turnover of $ 40 million for SEED and its portfolio companies. With a strong base in the UK, he has been able to create collaborations and partnerships at a local & global level with public, private, development, media, academia & financial Sectors. He has mobilised these partnerships to raise multimillion dollar funds through cross-sectoral investment architecture with vehicles like corporate impact venturing, blended finance, co-investments and public private partnerships. He has spearheaded impact programmes & collaborations between UK & Pakistan in the space of inclusive education, enterprise, social enterprise for youth, women and Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) segments impacting and engaging over 100,000 people. He has co-authoured social enterprise legislation & is actively working with the government on policy development and legislation that will create an environment conducive for social enterprises in Pakistan. He is also visiting Professor (Social Enterprise, Innovation & policy) at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham UK.
The British Council through Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies program with the Federation of Egyptian Industries co organising the 5th Annual CSR conference… Had the Honor to moderate the Inclusive and Creative Economies Panelfkadmin2019-05-02T09:37:31+00:00