Dr Hotak is a medical doctor turned serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and young leader, who is driven by his passion to find solutions for the many challenges our society faces today. He is a strong tri-sector leader with extensive experience in the public, private and non-governmental sectors. As a serial entrepreneur, he has founded, sits on the board of and has led Invest In Great Britain, London Partners Corporation, Hotak Healthcare, British Digital Chamber of Commerce, British Asians Public Affairs Committee and British Afghan Chamber of Commerce.
Dr Hotak is a national and internationally renowned speaker in the media, think-tanks, academia, conferences and seminars on social entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, international trade, foreign direct investment and leadership. He holds an MBChB in Medicine from Leeds Medical School and certificates in International Organization Management, Smart Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Globalisation and Leadership.
Mr Qazizada is a highly qualified management executive and comes from a strong background in the risk assurance, information technology and cyber security industry. He has worked as a cyber security expert with global information technology firms such as Computer Science Corporation (CSC), International Business Machines (IBM), KPMG, Direct Line Insurance Group and Bupa Healthcare. Mr Qazizada brings with him in-depth knowledge of information security, risk assurance, incident handling, compliance and audit, networking, system administration, security architecture, and forensic computing. He has advised leading global financial corporations and international government agencies.
Furthermore, Mr Qazizda is the Founder of Qazizada IS Consulting Ltd, British Digital Chamber of Commerce and Director of British Afghan Chamber of Commerce. He holds a B.Sc in computing, an M.Sc in internet security and speaks six different languages.
HASSAN KHAN NASIR
Mr. Nasir is a talented and passionate business leader with over 10 years of experience in British-Afghan trade and commerce. He has extensive experience in imports and exports between United Kingdom and Afghanistan. Prior to joining ABA-UK, Mr Nasir has been the visionary, business development and marketing mind behind the success of Shadizai & Brothers group of companies. He is an independent business consultant on British-Afghan exports and imports, an active member of the British Afghan community and a Member of Board of Directors at British Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is fluent in English, Pashto and Dari, and has in-depth understanding of Asian business affairs.
Mr Nasir holds Bachelor of Business of Administration.
Mr. Sherzad is a talented and passionate business leader with over 10 years of experience in trade, sales and commerce. He has extensive experience in imports and exports, retail, fruits and farming industry.
Mr Sherzad has been the visionary, business development and marketing mind behind the success of Sherzad Group of Companies. He is an independent business consultant on British-Afghan business, a prominent member of the British Afghan community and member of the board of directors for Afghana Foundation. He is fluent in English, Italian, Pashto, Dari and Urdu.
Farhad Hotak is a pharmacist and serial entrepreneur leading our healthcare and pharmaceutical industry team. He has extensive experience in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, pharmaceutical wholesale and business management. Prior to joining our team, Farhad has been a board member of Hotak Healthcare, International Business Tribune, London Partners Corporation and Afghana Foundation. Farhad is the author of numerous articles on the pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacy, healthcare sector and business.
Farhad holds a Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) with honours from University of Bradford, United Kingdom.