Mr. Faisal Riaz is a founding member of HDF USA and currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of HDF Pakistan.

He has a diversified portfolio, program, and project management experience working with numerous global 100 companies, financial institutions, family funds, non-profits, and government agencies across 4 continents in environments ranging from cosmopolitan business hubs to some of the more remote and austere regions of the world.

He currently serves as the Managing Director at October Holdings Limited, a diversified, transnational organization that provides the resources and expertise required to accelerate ambitious projects in frontier and emerging markets.

The company manages a portfolio of companies and projects including Real Estate Development, Project Services, Healthcare, FMCG, Aviation, and more with operations in the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, and East Africa via regional offices in the UAE, Kyrgyzstan, and Pakistan.

He also serves on the boards of various October portfolio companies including NileCo Global, Shifa Development Services, Pure Properties, and FlySky Airlines.