Syed Qamar Raza

Founding Director
Syed Qamar Raza a British Pakistani sociopreneur, serial entrepreneur and community leader. He is Director of the Conservative Friends of Pakistan (CFoP), co-founder and Chairman of World Congress of Overseas Pakistanis (WCOP), former Member Board of Governors of the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF), and former General Secretary & President of UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (UKPCCI).

He is Chairman of Women Achievers Congress launched in 2015 and led by Rt. Hon. Theresa May. In 2012, Baroness Warsi, former Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Minister for Faith and Communities  credited him as the  ‘most central figure’ in initiating Conservative Friends of Pakistan (CFoP) which brought the British and Pakistani Prime Ministers together in the inaugural meeting in London on 11 May, 2012.

His services have been recognised by University of Oxford in 2014 by conferring the Diaspora Excellence Award presented by Prof. Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor of the University.

He was awarded the Pride of Performance by the Prime Minister of Pakistan in 2012 for his services to community.