Iraj Ispahani

CEO of Ispahani Advisory Ltd

Iraj Ispahani is the CEO of Ispahani Advisory which advises private and family businesses on strategy, governance, people and education.

Iraj serves as a Group Director and Board Member of the Ispahani Group, a family business headquartered in Bangladesh which celebrates 200 years in 2020.

Iraj is Deputy Chair and Trustee of Shakespeare’s Globe Trust and chairs both the Remuneration and Nominations Committee. 

Iraj is an Advisor to UNICEF in the UK and in Bangladesh.

Iraj is a Founding Advisor of the Responsible Family Business and Wealth Ownership program created by Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education and is one of the lecturers and facilitators.

Iraj has served since 2007 as an External Member of the Seeing is Believing (SiB) Management Committee, the Bank’s initiative to tackle avoidable blindness and visual impairment.