Senior Director at Paraxel | India
Shujath Bin Ali serves PAREXEL International –India as Senior Director- Legal and Risk Management& Company Secretary.He is be responsible for providing strategic legal advice and operational legal support for India Operations and is a member of PAREXEL India Leadership Team.
Shujath was awarded with one of “India’s Finest In-House Counsels” recognition by Indian Corporate Counsel Association supported by Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India and also named as one of the “Top 100 General Counsels” in India by Legal 500.com.
He worked in diverse industries like Pharma, Information Technology, and Professional Services & Manufacturing with an exposure to multi cultured work environment. Before joining PAREXEL Shujath served as Senior Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary for International Paper-Indiaand was providing leadership oversight on Legal, Compliance & Corporate Governance matters.
Prior to International Paper-India,Shujath served for 9 years as Associate Vice President-Legal & Corporate Secretary for Deloitte US-India offices and was heading the Legal & Corporate affairs function.He has overall 16years’ experience in the areasof Governance, Compliance, Risk Management, Corporate& Commercial Laws, Employment laws& Litigation.
Shujathis a former Chairman of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India-Hyderabad Chapter and also a Founder & Member of Executive Committee of Indian Corporate Counsel Association, Member of Corporate Law, Legal, IPR of Federation of Telangana &Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and actively participates in thought leadership initiatives.
He regularlyspeaks at the national and international conferences and presents white papers for professional journals ontopics relating to Governance, Risk & Compliance Management.
He was also a member of Toastmasters International and lead various initiatives in the development of leadership & communication skills for professionals, students and passionate in community involvement and mentorship activities.
He loves to share knowledge, network,build relationshipsand learn from everyone and bring new ideas to the table.
He is a Graduate in Commerce and Law, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and has attended executive education programs on Strategy, General Management, Leadership from Harvard University, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, National Law School, Bengaluru and he is currently pursuing his Masters in Law in Alternate Dispute Resolution from Osmania University and Masters in Pscychology from IGNOU.
He is happily married and his8years old sonFauzaan and 3 years old daughter Maryam are his greatest source of learning, inspiration and joy. Out side of work he enjoys teaching, travelling, reading subjects of varied interests including spirituality.