DR MOHAMMAD HOTAK: FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN

Dr Hotak comes from a longstanding background in healthcare, social civil society and philanthropy. He is a strong tri-sector leader with extensive experience in the public, private and non-governmental sectors.  Dr Hotak is the President of British Afghan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Afghan Business Association UK and Afghana Foundation. He is a prominent young British Afghan, Asian and Muslim leader nominated as Young Leader by World Economic Forum and 100 Commercial Diplomats for Great Britain.

Dr Hotak is a renowned speaker on Afghanistan, Asia, Islam and business in the media appearing on BBC, Al Jazeera, Islam Channel, Voice of America, Tolo, Ariana and Foreign Policy Magazine. Dr Hotak holds an MBChB in Medicine from Leeds Medical School and certificates in International Organisation Management, Globalisation and Leadership.

SAIF QAZIZADA: FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Mr Qazizada is a highly qualified management executive and comes from a strong background in the information technology sector. He has worked as a cyber security expert with global information technology firms such as Computer Science Corporation (CSC), International Business Machines (IBM) and financial multinational corporation KPMG. He offers in-depth knowledge of information security, incident handling, compliance and audit, networking, system administration, security architecture, and forensic computing.

Furthermore, Mr Qazizda is the President of Help Afghan Orphan Children, Director of Afghana Foundation and advisory board member at British-Afghan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He holds a B.Sc in computing, an M.Sc in internet security and speaks six different languages.

QUDRAT ULLAH: CHAIR BOARD OF ADVISERS 

Dr Qudrat Ullah is an inspiring healthcare professional, community leader and a real change maker for the British Afghan community and the people of Scotland. He is a consultant Psychiatrist, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Qudrat Ullah currently leads Afghan Association of Healthcare Professionals in United Kingdom as its chairman and is a member of the board of director of Scottish Afghan Society. He is a strong advocate for community empowerment, the fight against mental health and helping Afghanistan build a stronger healthcare system. Dr Qudratullah holds an MBBS in Medicine and Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

ZARULLAH SHERZAD: DIRECTOR

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 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.

COUNCIL ADVISORS:

  1. Prof Abbas Najafi
  2. Mr Bahram Aryanfar
  3. Mr Abdul Matin Wardak
  4. Dr Rahmanullah Sadaat
  5. Mr Abdul Samad Baloch
  6. Dr Baljeet Singh
  7. Mr Salim Khan Durrani
  8. Mr Hasan Khan Nasir
  9. Farhad Hotak