The KEF Company Ltd is a family owned business, established in the Dubai International
Financial Centre (DIFC) in 2012. The company is investing in the Infrastructure,
Healthcare, Education, Hospitality and Agricultural sectors in the UAE and in India.
The driving force behind this new initiative is its Founder Chairman Mr. Faizal
Kottikollon a visionary industrialist and philanthropist, widely respected for his
business acumen and compassion for humanity. The Shabana & Faizal Foundation was
set up with the aim to active fund and support activities designed to improve and
better the lives of the under-privileged.
The KEF Company is investing in a number of state-of-the-art projects including
establishing and International K-12 School in Dubai, B-School in Bangalore, a 500
bed, Specialty hospital in Kozhikode and world class Hotel Resort and Spa in Mangalore
KEF's think tank comprises of a panel of experts who bring with them years of experience,
knowledge and new-age thinking in execution of its projects from a global perspective
that is second to none. We believe in striving hard with a vision to create a world-class
institution that will contribute to the benefit of the common man for years to come.
The Shabana & Faizal Foundation is a charitable organization established by the
family in line with their belief of investing in human development and social responsibility.
The Foundation is actively involved in various charitable initiatives throughout
India and the UAE. The foundation actively funds and supports activities designed
to improve and better the lives of the under-privileged.
Shabana and Faizal Kottikollon are extremely avid sports fans and in this capacity
have always supported the pursuit of sports for the all-round development of an
individual. They have substantially supported the Sports & Education Promotion Trust
(SEPT), established to promote sports development in India with a focus on football.
Started in 2004 and based in Calicut, the trust has set up 41 centers called "football
nurseries" spread across 11 districts in Kerala. SEPT identifies talented children
from rural, tribal and coastal areas living in difficult conditions with targeted
Indian US-educated engineer Faizal Kottikollon set up Sharjah-based KEF Holdings in 1997. Today, the firm competes equally against European foundries that have been active for more than a century and has manufacturing locations in the UAE, Middle East and India. In 2008, the firm set up a new state-of-the-art facility at Sharjah Hamriyah Free Zo…
The KEF Company, the latest venture of UAE-based industrialist Faizal E. Kottikollon, opened its corporate head office at the Dubai International Financial Center, or DIFC.
P.K. Ahmed and Ahamed Hajee, two leading Indian businessmen, cut the ceremonial ribbon to mark the soft launch of the head office recently.
Kottikollon, the founder and…