Farouk is the CEO of Cocoon Homes and has played a key role in the venture since its conception. Farouk has been an Executive Director of the Monument Group since 2004, managing the Groups principal investment firm, as well as taking overall responsibility for Monument’s real estate business. Previously, Farouk served as a non-executive director on the board of Vanso Nigeria Limited, and as a production/facilities engineer with Canadian Petroleum. Farouk holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng.) from Imperial College, London and an MSc in Investment Management from the Henley Business School (University of Reading).