Chairman Erkan Kahyazade
Erkan Kahyazade is an international entrepreneur who started his business in 2001 and has enjoyed phenomenal success in a variety of areas, including an online insurance company, one of the first private online banks for commodity traders and an ethical investment fund.
Erkan has also translated his entrepreneurial panache to philanthropy. He has been involved in initiating a number of cutting edge charitable projects including educational initiatives as far afield as the Balkans and Asia. One such project is Purifi, which provides drinking water to disaster areas around the world. He was instrumental is setting up a private grant giving foundation in the UK.
CEO AZEEM IBRAHIM
Born and raised in Scotland, Azeem is a respected entrepreneur, philanthropist, academic and is now an experienced adviser to a number of world leaders. He also holds three masters degrees, a doctorate from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a member of the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy's Dean's International Council. He was also named as an 'emerging World Leader' by Yale in their World Fellows Program and a ‘Young Global Leader’ by the World Economic Forum. His columns are regularly published around the world in leading prestigious publications.
Co-founder Mehmet Akif Ozak