LEADERSHIP TEAM

We have a diverse group of experienced professionals with strong multicultural, multilingual and multisectoral backgrounds from across the world that make up our leadership team. Their only mission and purpose is to create value and deliver results for our firm, our clients and our shareholders.

MOHAMMAD HOTAK

Dr Hotak is a medical doctor turned serial social entrepreneur, philanthropist and young leader. He is driven by his unquenchable thirst to solve global problems that humanity and societies face. Dr Hotak is a strong tri-sector leader with extensive experience in the public, private and non-governmental sectors. As a serial entrepreneur, he is the founder and chairman of Hotak Healthcare, Central and South Asia Business, Afghanistan Investment Fund, International Business Tribune and Afghana Foundation. He is a national and internationally renowned speaker in the media, think-tanks, academia, conferences and seminars.

Dr Hotak holds an MBChB in Medicine from Leeds Medical School and certificates in International Organization Management, Smart Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Globalisation and Leadership.

PRIYANKA AGARWAL

Ms Agarwal comes from a strong background in management buyouts, private equity and debt transactions. She leads our strategy and investment committees. Prior to joining London Partners Corporation, she worked for Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs in its mergers and acquisitions department for over 15 years.

Ms Agarwal holds a BSc in Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from Stanford University.

FARHAD HOTAK

Farhad Hotak is the second co-founder of Hotak Healthcare and a pharmacist turned social entrepreneur. He is committed to using his knowledge of science and pharmacy to improve people’s quality of life and contribute to making our communities healthier. Farhad has extensive experience in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and entrepreneurship. He is a co-founder and board member of International Business Tribune, London Partners Corporation and Afghana Foundation. Farhad writes extensively on the pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacy, healthcare sector and business in numerous journals.

Farhad holds a Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) with honours from University of Bradford, United Kingdom.

CAROL TAYLOR

Mrs Taylor has over 25 years’ experience in the healthcare industry and has held a number of executive roles in leading private hospitals and healthcare services companies in United Kingdom and United States. She is a committed advocate for driving healthcare improvements and efficiency, and for creating greater collaboration between the public and private sectors.

Mrs Taylor holds an MBA with healthcare specialism focused on innovation, performance improvement and strategic leadership in healthcare from University of Warwick. She also has a degree in Nursing from Plymouth University.

NICK HARDY

Mr Hardy is a seasoned Private Equity expert and leads London Partners Corporation’s investment services in the oil, gas and natural resources sector. Prior to joining London Partners Corporation he worked at Morgan Stanley & Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York in their Global Energy and Mergers and Acquisitions departments.

Mr Hardy holds a BA in Business Management and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

JAMES WILSON

Mr Wilson is a chartered accountant with a strong background with over 10 years’ experience in finance, audit and consultancy across the UK banking and financial sector. Before joining London Partners Corporation, he worked for Deloitte, PwC and Lloyds Banking group, where he was a director specialising in financial services.

Mr Wilson holds a BSc in Accounting & Finance from University of Leeds.