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Mohammed Zain Ajaz

Group Head of Legal Operational Excellence

National Grid


Mo Zain Ajaz is Group Head of Legal Operational Excellence for National Grid. As a member of the Leadership Team, he has responsibility for strategy, planning, performance, change and improvement across the Global Legal function. He is also accountable for National Grid’s Operational Excellence programmes across the function (Risk and Compliance, Assurance, UK/US Legal and Company Secretariat). He has a keen interest in exploring Lean, Operational and Process Excellence in the legal market and has recently completed an MSc in Lean Enterprise from the University of Buckingham. Mo’s previous role at National Grid was as Director and executive member of National Grid Property (a commercial subsidiary of National Grid) with responsibility for Legal, Change, Compliance, Business Assurance, Process Management, Communications and Legal Teams. He has also held positions as a director for a number of National Grid companies and chairs National Grid’s employee inclusion network.

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