Javed Fiyaz is an entrepreneur and investor who has built a substantial fortune through shipping, natural resources and real estate. He is an internationalist and seeks to invest in companies and markets globally, backed by major financial asset management groups and international banks.

His goal is that much of this wealth creation is then channelled into philanthropic activities around the world.

Born in Pakistan, Mr Fiyaz resides in the UK but continues to maintain strong ties to the country of his birth. He founded the Javed Fiyaz Charitable Trust to – in response to the devastating earthquake in improve the lives of the poorest in the community. JFCT’s activities have been widened to help underprivileged groups more broadly, including a recent and highly successful initiative in the UK’s Borough of Southwark, with further ambitions in Europe as well as continued work in Pakistan.