Leader Details

Faizal E Kottikollon


An entrepreneur, visionary industrialist, and devoted philanthropist – Faizal E. Kottikollon is the Founder and Chairman of KEF Holdings: an industry-agnostic, privately-owned family company, steeped in more than 25 years of innovation and shaped by a mission to be different and make a difference. He is also the Chairman of the Board at Meitra Hospital in Calicut, Kerala, India, and Co-Founder/Vice Chairperson of The Faizal & Shabana Foundation, which is committed to initiating positive change and creating lasting impact by continuously striving to be catalysts for the creation of an equitable, happier, and better tomorrow.

Never one to rest on his laurels, Faizal is now transforming the healthcare sector, with the aim of making premium-quality healthcare accessible to every person in the world. The KEF Healthcare model has already been implemented in the flagship hospital project – Meitra Hospital – in Calicut, Kerala. 

India’s first ‘Hospitel’, Meitra is a 400,000-square-foot, 220-bed, tertiary-care hospital and was manufactured in just 18 months, using KEF’s offsite manufacturing technology. This is a new entrepreneurial chapter for Faizal in healthcare, where he brings a new energy to his industry-agnostic vision and rolls out the next phase of KEF Healthcare. Here, he is on a mission to revolutionize the healthcare industry worldwide, by making healthcare patient centric and bringing healthcare to the people.