Safaraz Ali (Saf) is a social investor and entrepreneur. He is originally from the financial services sector and is the CEO of Pathway Group.
Pathway Group is an independent apprenticeship-training provider and has over 1000 Apprentices with businesses across the region. Pathway are also widely known for its diversity and outreach work and deliver Skills Support for long term unemployed looking to get them into sustainable employment.
In addition to his work with the Skills Sector, he is the co-founder of a home care business working with NHS Trusts and Social Services and presently employ over 600 people in the Midlands.
Safaraz setup Pathway2Grow business networking forum in 2012 and since then it has assisted over 2000 small and micro businesses annually.