Sri Lanka born migrant entrepreneur and academic, Jazeem Abdul Hameed recently became the first Sri Lankan origin to be awarded the ‘Fellowship’ of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (IOEE) in the United Kingdom. The IOEE is the professional institute dedicated to recognising the profession of enterprise, entrepreneurship and enterprise support. It is a not-for-profit company led by the government-recognised Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI).
Fellowship is the Institution’s highest grade of membership. It is awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to enterprise and entrepreneurship. This contribution, whether it be through research writing, leadership or enterprise support, must have a significant and lasting impact on the enterprise field and must demonstrate a lifetime of commitment to raising the profile of enterprise and entrepreneurship.
Jazeem’s expertise includes supporting entrepreneurs in taking their product or service to market and running a successful business.
Jazeem is the chairman of Jazah Group and the Founder of London School of Entrepreneurship (LondonSE), a one of its kind institution uniquely dedicated towards entrepreneurship.
Born and bred in the Eastern coastal town of Kalmunai, Jazeem has a MBA in Innovative Management from UK’s Coventry University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the ESG Management School. He is a past pupil of Zahira College Kalmunai.