Haroon and Farouq Sheikh are two of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs, philanthropists and community figureheads. Their business interests encompass healthcare, private equity, property investment and development.

Best known as co-founders of CareTech Holdings PLC, a respected national provider of specialist services to adults and children with learning, physical disabilities or mental health problems. CareTech now supports over 1,800 service users and employs more than 3,500 staff. Haroon remains the CEO and Farouq the Executive Chairman.

Farouq and I believe in a strong work ethos and the desire to empower young people with the value of education and social entrepreneurship, which has been one of our key factors for success in business.

Haroon Sheikh, Founder,
The Cosaraf Charitable Foundation

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HRH The Prince of Wales thanking Haroon and Farouq Sheikh for COSARAF’s Gold Sponsorship of The Pakistan Recovery Fund Gala Dinner.




Their most recent business enterprise is as Directors of a burgeoning property and equity investment group, Sheikh Holdings Group (Investments) Limited, which incorporates a property development division (Locksbridge Developments) that has several substantial ongoing property developments that have a GDV in excess of £125m and a serviced office division.

They established the COSARAF Charitable Foundation to benefit communities and individuals in the UK and abroad.COSARAF stands for ‘Children of Sheikh Abdul Rashid and Fahmida’, in honour of the parents of the founders who gave the inspiration to establish this charitable foundation.


Fund Spend

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