Dr Faisal Mushtaq’s contributions span higher education, social impact, and youth empowerment, making him a distinguished leader in various fields. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS: (1) Recipient of the 500 Most Influential Muslims of the World Award for three consecutive years (2014-2016). (2) Received the National Civil Award Tamgha-i-Imtiaz from the President of Pakistan for exceptional contributions to education, youth empowerment, and Chinese language promotion. (3) Named National Book Ambassador for two consecutive years by the National Book Foundation, showcasing dedication to literacy and education. (4) Served as Chair of China Hanban CRI Confucius Classroom Pakistan, leading efforts to promote the Chinese language and culture in Pakistan. (5) Received the 2014 Best Educationist of the Year Award from the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry for outstanding contributions to education. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: (1) In September 2021, Dr Mushtaq received an Honorary Doctor of Education Degree from the University of Hertfordshire, UK, in recognition of his significant contributions to education transformation in Pakistan. (2) University of London graduate in Economics from the United Kingdom. (3) Graduated from the University of Salford with a degree in Accounting & Finance in the United Kingdom. (4) Attended Cadet College Hasan Abdal, a prestigious boarding school in Pakistan. (5) Graduated from the National Defence University with a focus on national security studies, emphasizing the importance of education for national security. NOTABLE CONTRIBUTIONS AND PARTICIPATION: (1) Represented Pakistani academia at the National Security Workshop NSW-06 through a special government nomination. (2) Represented the Government of Pakistan at the Overseas Pakistanis Investment Conference. (3) Played a leading role in the Vision for Education 2025 program as part of the Educational Sector Reforms Authority (ESRA). (4) Actively contributed to policy and mobilization plans as a member of the UNDP Youth, Education, and Community Engagement Team within the Planning Commission. AWARDS IN EDUCATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: (1) Received the Young CEO Excellence Award for outstanding achievements in both education and entrepreneurship. (2) Received the Education Industry Excellence Award for exceptional contributions to the education sector. (3) Received the Accomplished Leader Award from ABI, USA, and the 1st Global HR Excellence Award. (4) Received the Leadership Excellence Award from KFC Pakistan. (5) Received the 2009 Achievement Excellence Award from RCCI, Pakistan. (6) Received The Indus Entrepreneurship Award from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), Pakistan Chapter. (7) Recognized with the Brand of the Year Award in 2010, 2011, and 2023 by the Brands Foundation, Pakistan. (8) Honoured with the Environmental Excellence Award in 2010 by the Ministry of Environment. (9) Recognized as the Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year in both 2010 and 2011 for entrepreneurial accomplishments. (10) Acknowledged as the All World Network USA PK-100 and Arabia 500 Winner in 2012 and 2013. (11) Received the RCCI Gold Award in 2013 from the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry. MEMBERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS: (1) A member of the global educational network, International Networking for Educational Transformation (iNET). (2) An active member of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). (3) A member of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). (4) A member of the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP), a professional association. (5) Serves as a member of the Cambridge International Assessments Education (CIAE) Advisory Council. (6) Actively involved in the Public Relations Committee of Al Shifa Eye Trust Pakistan. BOARDS AND COMMITTEES: (1) Serves as a Director and member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Institute Islamabad Chapter. (2) A board member on the Worldwide Fund for Nature Pakistan Board of Governors. (3) Serves as a member of the Cadet College Hasan-Abdal (CCH) Board of Governors. (4) A member and Education Chair of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Capital Chapter. (5) A member of the Pakistan Education Council. (6) A member of the Pakistan China Institute. (7) A member of the Advisory Panel for the Education Development Union (EDU). (8) A member of the Strategic Studies Institute of Islamabad. (9) A board member of the Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS). (10) A board member of the Fauji Foundation Pakistan.