Farouk Khailann

October 08, 2021

Country : Ghana

Farouk Khailann is an African Entrepreneur with a strong commitment to Africa’s economic growth. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Premium Africa Holdings.

Premium Africa Holdings is an Africa focused investment holding company with assets and projects in Ghana, Liberia, Gambia and Sierra Leone. The company operates in the areas of construction, ICT, mining, agribusiness, fintech, real estate, energy and investment consultancy.

In March 2019, Premium Africa Holdings established it presence in UAE as consultants to various individuals and organizations in facilitating trade and investment between UAE and Africa.

Premium Africa holdings has also partnered with American music star Akon for his Akon Lighting Africa project in Liberia.

Farouk Khailann holds a number of international appointments. He is the Secretary General of the Global Chamber of Business Leaders, International Partner of the World Angel Business Investment Forum, Founding Director of the Global Wealth Council, Africa Ambasador of Asia CEO Community, Board member of World Innovation Alliance, Senior Advisor of Unimeier University (Italy) and Vice Chairman of African Institute of Small Scale Mining.

Farouk Khailann currently works closely with offices of five African presidents on various interventions geared towards the economic transformation of their respective countries.

Farouk Khailann was awarded African Business Leader of the year at the 28th edition of World HRD Awards in India on 15th February 2020.

He was named among other young enterprising Ghanaian entrepreneurs as Top 50 Young CEOs for 2020.

Farouk Khailann was decorated as a Pan African Business Icon of the year at the 2020 edition of Ghana Youth Excellence Awards

He was named by the West Africa Leadership Development Centre as one of the top ten emerging leaders in West Africa and adjudged the young entrepreneur of the year for 2019.

Farouk Khailann was awarded the Order of the Noble Hand of Honor by the Pan African Leadership and Entrepreneurship Development Centre in September 2019, alongside the Vice President of the Republic of Liberia and other global leaders.

Farouk Khailann was also adjudged the best consultant for 2019 at the 40 under 40 awards, one of Ghana’s most competitive award schemes.

As Keynote/Guest speaker, Farouk khailann has spoken at various events including Global Business Forum (Dubai), Meet the Farmers Conference, (Dubai) Global Impact Investment Forum ( Dubai), Global Summit of Sports (India) and West Africa Leadership Summit ( Nigeria)