Restaurant owner and founder of 'Curry by Air'

Portrait of Faz Ahmed, Entrepreneur in Residence

I am absolutely delighted as an alumnus to be an Entrepreneur in Residence. I’ve always had a great connection with the University, from being a student to being employed by them, recently being a global brand ambassador and now an EiR.

Faz Forhad Ahmed, Owner of Akash Restaurant

Faz is the owner of Akash Restaurant in Portsmouth and founder of Curry by Air spices. He is also a board member of the Portsmouth Bangladesh Business Association and a trustee of Pompey in the Community.

A proud alumnus of the University of Portsmouth, Faz is a global brand ambassador for the University, helping to build stronger relations between the University and Bangladesh.

Faz enjoys giving cookery lessons and healthy eating advice. He runs a YouTube channel where he gives Indian / Bangladeshi cookery classes.

Faz offers particular expertise in:

  • Running a catering business
  • Social media
  • Connecting communities

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