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February 4, 1969 |
|Education||London School of Economics King's College London|
Muzaffar Khan is an author, investor and success coach.
Muzaffar Khan attended the London School of Economics for his undergraduate studies in Industrial and Business Economics and has also gained a MSc in Development studies from the same institution. He also holds an MA in English Literature from King's College London.
Muzaffar worked in trading and asset management at Moore Capital Management, Barclays and Citibank before leaving the industry in 2003. Muzaffar worked as an emerging market strategist at Moor Capital for 5 years, (during which time his three person team grew assets under management to $1 billion and provided positive returns every year to investors). After leaving Moor Capital, he took a position as vice chairman of ACOPS which is an international environmental charity. Since then, he has consulted for investments banks and hedge funds including Man Environmental Capital Opportunities division of Man Group Plc, but spends most of his time working as a success coach.
Alchemy Ventures Ltd
Muzaffar is Managing Director and a majority shareholder of Alchemy Ventures Ltd, a life coaching social enterprise whose mission is to increase social mobility and reduce aspirational poverty in the world’s youth. Alchemy funds Muzaffar’s lectures in schools and universities across the world.
Muzaffar is currently involved in a range of initiatives, including working with King's College London to improve access to top UK universities for underprivileged students, and speaking about personal development and careers at universities across the world.
In 2009 he co-authored a book  "Racing Towards Excellence" with Jan Sramek, and has since spoken at over 50 universities and schools on topics related to the book (including life skills, personal development, careers etc.) as well as others like financial markets and entrepreneurship.
Racing Towards Excellence funds the non-profit website Oxbridge Admissions Info, which provides advice to students looking to apply to Oxford and Cambridge Universities. It has been used by over 100,000 students to date.