Zameer Choudrey CBE

Chairman
Zameer is Chief Executive Officer of the Bestway Group and he has been responsible for transforming Bestway from a predominantly UK wholesale business into an organisation with diverse global interests that generate turnover of £3.5 billion and employs 34,000 people globally (12,000 of which are in the UK).

Bestway Group consists of the UK’s 2nd largest independent wholesaler (Bestway Wholesale), the UK’s 3rd largest retail pharmacy (Well Pharmacy), Pakistan’s largest cement producer (Bestway Cement Limited) and Pakistan’s 2nd largest private bank (United Bank Limited). Bestway is the UK’s 8th largest private company.

Zameer is a trustee of Bestway Foundation UK and Chairman of Bestway Foundation Pakistan. He is also a Trustee of Crimestoppers and GroceryAid; a member of HRH Prince of Wales Pakistan Recovery Fund International Leadership Team; a member of the UK Advisory Council of British Asian Trust and a Governor of the Rainbow Foundation.

Zameer is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He is an Honorary Doctor of Civil Law from University of Kent. Zameer was appointed CBE in the 2016 New Years Honours list for services to the wholesale industry and charity.