The 20 World’s Richest Persian Entrepreneurs 2016

 Mahmoud Khayami, CBE, KSS, GCFO born 1930 is an industrialist and philanthropist, of French nationality.Iran National was destined to become the largest industrial complex, today known as Iran Khodro or IKCO.It was announced by the Department of Education and Skills in 2005 that Mr Khayami had become a sponsor of the UK Government’s Academy programme and had sponsored two academies which will open in Sheffield during 2007. Both academies will be run by a leading Anglican Church School Trust. It is well known that he is a friend of Tony Blair whom he has met on a number of occasions.. He was appointed by The Queen as an Honorary CBE in 2011 for services to education.He appeared in the 2008 Sunday Times Rich List.


15. Mahmoud Khayami – founder of IKCO & Investor – Net worth: $ 174 million