A qualified actuary (FIA) , an award winning C-suite executive, a board member and a successful serial entrepreneur with a breadth of experience leading complex programmes within both start-ups and large corporate organisations with market cap of over £60 billion, including advising and working with senior management of FTSE100. companies and global household brands like HSBC, Thomson Reuters, GSK, M&S, Aviva, PwC and PA Consulting Group. Javed has a proven track record of delivering exceptional results and developing successful and novel solutions to challenging problems evidenced by business success along with regular achievement awards.Javed is also a firm believer in giving back to society, which is why he focuses on empowerment, financial inclusion and education based projects alongside mentoring charitable initiatives.
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Achieved a BSc in Actuarial Science from the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) alongside securing a scholarship for the duration of the degree. LSE was established in 1895 and continues to be ranked in the top 3 or top 5 schools in the world for various subjects. Its alumni and faculty member have been awarded 18 Nobel Prizes, with 34 past or present prime ministers, presidents and premiers coming from the School.
Javed, as a “Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries” (designation FIA). Fellowship is the highest level of qualification attainable with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and members who achieve Fellowship are highly sought after as experts in their chosen field. IFoA is the UK's only chartered professional body dedicated to developing and regulating actuaries based both in the UK and internationally.
Javed worked for over six years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London. He received numerous recognition awards during his time their focusing on consulting FTSE100 and FTSE250 clients primarily in actuarial & pensions including finance, strategy, risk management and M&A. PwC is one of the ‘Big 4’ accounting firms and ranks number 1 in the Vault Accounting 50. Its clients include over 85% of Fortune 500 companies. It was also awarded the Time Top 100 Graduate Employer of the Year for a record breaking 13 consecutive years, accountancy sector award for 17th consecutive year and the consulting sector for the third.
Javed played a pivotal role in launching Thomson Reuters’ Accelus Org ID business along with advising other clients within Banking, Insurance and Innovation. PA Consulting is an innovation and transformation consultancy, with over 2,600 specialists in many sectors including defence and security, financial services and government, operating globally from offices across the Americas, Europe, the Nordics and the Gulf.
Worked within the actuarial team to advise existing clients help develop it financial & integrated risk management proposition from the ground up. Conduent, previously Xerox HR Services, is the world’s largest business process service company. It is a winner of many industry awards, provides services and has expertise in 18 industries and is active in 31 countries globally.
Javed played an instrumental role as the CFO of Humaniq during its initial phases. In addition to his CFO role, Javed wore many hats within the organisation in its early phases including leading or advising on strategy, finance, risk management, legal, fundraising and technology. Humaniq’s focus is to help financial inclusion by creating a mobile service for the over 3.5 billion unbanked (and underbanked) people of the world. It does this by using blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology and cryptocurrencies, combined with biometric ID.
Javed founded and is the CEO of Zisk Properties. It is a UK based property investment crowdfunding platform enabling a wider array of investors to invest into properties and reap the benefits. Investors can simply start from investing as little as £100 and start building a diversified property investment portfolio of their own. The Company will also focus on being the market leader in the arena alongside creating thought leadership.
Founding and leading an educational institute in Pakistan, with the aim to raise the educational standards for the public, along with delivering career and business coaching to those most in need.
Javed is a board member at and a finance business partner to Ztudium. Ztudium puts the world’s intelligent data insights at your fingertips. Ztudium is a technology specialist and digital transformation, AI, blockchain, DTL tech, crypto consultancy for the information age. It builds businesses, brands through digital media and carefully targeted technology and marketing across a wide variety of business and social channels.
Javed is an advisor and a finance business partner to blocksdna. blocksdna is a revolutionary AI blockchain OS and app, developed by Ztudium to be a white label OS solution that allows organisations and their customers to get the most out of blockchain technology. It includes P2P Messaging, wallet, payments, digital ID, rewards and a marketplace.
Javed is an advisor to Seecra, a new, early stage venture by a team of global experts and leaders that aim to provide an app ecosystem providing solutions for financial empowerment using blockchain, AI and tokenisation technologies.
Javed is an advisor to Freedomee, a fashion technology platform focusing on solving the biggest challenges of the $3 trillion fashion industry, including ethical treatment of industry workers; IP, counterfeit supply chain issues, environmental and sustainability, unlawful competition, and lack of reliability of the industry.
Javed is the Fintech Startup Advisor to CryptoBrokerage, a Cryptocurrency trading platform with a mission to remove the technical, informational and price barriers faced by investors on all cryptocurrency exchanges.
Wealth & Finance Magazine wrote an article about Javed Khattak, providing an insight into his professional life including covering his various roles, and what drives him.
Wealth & Finance Magazine awarded Javed CFO of the Year Award and have included an article about him in its July 2018 issue naming Javed as a 'Harbinger of Global Financial Change'.
World’s first documentary on unbanked population. Humaniq is excited to premiere its documentary called "The Unbanked". Javed explains his view of the impact ...of technology and Humaniq in his own words.
Express reached out to Javed for a quote as a blockchain expert for this article "Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC at $10,000 as expert claims Blockchain can 'rescue' Brexit Britain".... Javed Khattak, blockchain specialist and CFO of Humaniq told Express.co.uk his views on impact of Brexit and exiting the single market and how blockchain can benefit the UK in this regard. Read the article for more details.
The Metro article "Got a spare £1? Then micro-investing may be the way to make a mint " reached out to Javed, as Real Estate Expert and Founder & CEO of Zisk Properties, ... for a quote. Javed Khattak: "Focus on finding deals that are below market value, where the seller needs to move quickly, or if the property is in an area to benefit from future regeneration, says Javed Khattak of Zisk miniProperties."
The article lists 20 veterans that any crypto investor should know The list includes Javed Khattak and talks a bit about his experience and accomplishments.
Blockchain has the ability to serve the real estate industry with a trustless trust environment while improving efficiency and cost effectiveness in property transactions. Therefore,... new startups and various players in the real estate industry are exploring and adopting the technology to ensure they are in prime position to reap the numerous benefits that the technology has to offer for the sector.
Are ICOs the future of fundraising or just a crypto bubble? This and many other questions were raised and discussed at a conference jointly organised by the LHoFT Foundation, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and the Stellar Development Foundation on 4 October 2017. At this conference, the LHoFT launched its White Paper on understanding ICOs.
The event was arranged by LHoFT in partnership with Stellar and Luxembourg Stock Exchange, as part of the launch of its White Paper on ICOs. The panellist included Javed as well as partners from the prestigious Allen & Overy, Schiltz & Schiltz, the CIO of Luxembourg Stock Exchange, with the moderator being none other than the CEO of LHoFT, Nasir Zubairi.
Javed was a part of the panel which explored the use of blockchain in finance and in particular, its impact on financial inclusion in Africa. The event included some renowned names within the African continent including many senior government officials including the ...Nigeria and Secretary of Economic Affairs of Angola, senior executives from pivotal intergovernmental and humanitarian organisations including the Director of United Nations Information Center and Director of United Nations Industrial Development Organization alongside influential figures from the financial, technology and fintech industry.
This event was focused on doing a deep dive into how blockchain is transforming the financial services industry focusing on answering key questions facing the sector through moderated panels, led by Mike Butcher, TechCrunch’s Editor At Large.
Javed was a part of the panel which explored the use of blockchain in finance and in particular, its impact on financial inclusion in Africa. The event included some renowned names within the African continent including many senior government officials including the former VP of Nigeria and Secretary of Economic Affairs of Angola, senior executives from pivotal intergovernmental and humanitarian organisations including the Director of United Nations Information Center and Director of United Nations Industrial Development Organization alongside influential figures from the financial, technology and fintech industry.