Farid Ul Haque
Associate, Lean Investments
Farid served as the CEO of Startup Britain, and the Programme Lead in London for the Startup Leadership Programme. Prior to ERLY STAGE Studios, he launched the award-winning journal ERLY STAGE, featuring start-ups and technologies around the world. Farid has worked for LEGO, Barclays and Schlumberger, is an advisor to the Chairman of the British Council, and sits on the Global Provocation Board. Farid was also on the board of the UK India Business Council.
Chairman of The Amersi Foundation
Mohamed Amersi is actively engaged in the full spectrum of activities ranging from for profit, responsible profit and no-profit. He is the Founder & CEO of Emergent Telecom Ventures, an entrepreneurial Emerging Markets Consulting, Advisory and Asset Management firm specialising in Telecoms, Media & Technology. The non-profit activities are directed through the The Amersi Foundation, which actively supports causes and charities in Education, Poverty, Conflict and Religion in Africa, Middle East and Asia. More recently, while at the University of Oxford’s Said Business School where he earned a distinction and was cited on the Dean’s list, Mohamed launched the Inclusive Ventures Group, a social impact investing platform that has invested in education, livelihood, health and waste management in Africa and Asia.