Shujath is the GC,CCO and CRO of Re Sustainability, a KKR backed company. He leads the legal, compliance, secretarial, and risk functions for the company. He has 22 years of experience in diverse industries, including pharma, IT, and professional services. He has worked in multicultural environments and has built strong teams and processes. He is tech-savvy and has implemented tech-savvy initiatives

Academic Qualifications
  • Shujath has a law degree and is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

  • He has also attended executive education programs at Harvard, ISB, and NLS(National Law School) Bangalore .

  • He has a Master's degree in Alternate Dispute Resolution and International Commercial Arbitration.

  • Shujath was the former chairman of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India-Hyderabad Chapter.

  • He is also a founder and member of the executive committee of the Indian Corporate Counsel Association.

  • He was a former member of the Corporate Law, Legal, and IPR committee of the Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

  • He is actively involved in thought leadership initiatives.

Work Experience
  • Shujath currently serves as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer for a KKR portfolio Company, Re Sustainability Limited and is leading the Global Legal & Compliance , Corporate Governance & Secretarial function. He is currently heading the function for India, Middle East, Southeast Asia regions.

  • Shujath had served as Senior Director- Legal, Risk Management & Company Secretary and India Compliance Officer PAREXEL International –India. He was responsible for providing strategic corporate legal advice and operational legal support for India Operations and was a member of PAREXEL India Leadership Team.

  • Before PAREXEL Shujath served as Senior Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary for International Paper-India and 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 21 years’ experience in the areas of Governance, Compliance, Risk Management, Corporate & Commercial Laws, Employment laws & Litigation

  • Shujath has won awards for his work as a lawyer and GC. He was named one of "India's Finest In-House Counsels" by the Indian Corporate Counsel Association in 2016 and 2018.

  • He was also named one of the "Top 100 General Counsels" in India by Legal in those same years. In 2018, he was also awarded the Young Achiever Award by Legal era.

  • In 2020, Shujath was named one of the Top 100 General Counsels in India by Business World Magazine.

  • He was also named a Top General Counsel by Forbes India in the same year. In 2020, he was also named one of the Top 10 Chief Compliance Officers in India by CEO

  • Shujath was also awarded as India's finest General Counsels by Legal Era in 2023

Guest Faculty
  • Speaking and teaching are Shujath's biggest Passions.

  • He is a Guest Faculty in several respected institutions like ICSI(Institute of Company Secretaries of India), IOD(Institute of Directors) and CCGRT(Center for Corporate Governance,Research and Training).

  • He also speaks at many Panel Discussions and seminars.