The story of Hotak Healthcare begins with the leadership of two brothers, a doctor and a pharmacist, their resilience and their commitment to humanity. They have taken it up on themselves to shape the future of healthcare by reducing suffering and improving people’s quality of life by delivering excellence in care.
We are driven by our mission to reduce human suffering, improve people’s quality of life and deliver excellence in our services by utilising the most innovative cutting-edge healthcare technology, know-how and professionals, and and at the same time deliver sustainable value for our customers, our company and the society.
Dr Hotak is the co-founder of Hotak Healthcare and a medical doctor turned serial social entrepreneur, philanthropist and a 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. He is the founder and board member of Invest In Great Britain, UK Asia Trade & Investment Council, International Digital Chamber, World Afghan Congress, Afghan Business Association UK and the charity Afghana Foundation. He is a national and internationally renowned speaker in the media, think-tanks, academia, conferences and seminars on innovation, business, trade and investment. Dr Hotak holds an MBChB in Medicine from Leeds Medical School and certificates in International Organisation Management, Business Strategy and Growth, Entrepreneurship, Globalisation and Leadership.
Farhad Hotak is the 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 Invest In Great Britain, Afghan Council of Great Britain, Afghan Business Association UK 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.
The Executive Committee
CAROL TAYLOR – Head of Hotak Hospitals Management
Carol 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. Carol 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.
WILLIAM BLACK – Head of Hotak Health & Beauty
William has worked in the health and beauty industry for his entire life as a lead chemist. He has led the development of many advanced health and beauty products for the in-house brand, private labels and contract manufacturing customers. William has a vast wealth of industry relevant experience in cosmetic chemistry, product manufacturing, branding and marketing in United Kingdom, Europe and United States. He has held numerous prestigious positions in a number of health and beauty products manufacturing companies. William has a Bachelor of Chemistry and Master of Pharmacy from University College London.
JACK HARRISON – Head of Hotak Pharmaceutical Wholesale