Co-Chair, Stakeholder Advisory Group
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Prof. Siraj Sait
Short biography
Prof. Siraj Sait is a leading development expert and human rights lawyer and has experience working with the UN, governments and the business community. He is Director of Research at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law at the University of East London where he also heads the Centre for Islamic Finance, Law and Communities. He is a founder member of the Global Land Tool Network. His appointments include Special Public Prosecutor, Chair of Somalia Benadir laws drafting committee and the United Nations high-level Advisory Group on Gender Issues and Director of the Noon Centre of Equality and Diversity in the UK. He leads work on gender equality, youth, human rights, urban governance, climate change, conflict and land rights.