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Mrs Zia MODY

Independent Director


Mrs Mody was appointed Independent Director on 1st February 2018.


Mrs Mody is the Founder and Senior Partner of top Indian law firm, AZB & Partners. She stands widely respected as one of India’s top corporate lawyers and has advised several International and Indian clients in significant M&A transactions. Among her many awards, she has received “India Managing Partner of the Year”, “India’s 10 Most Powerful Women” and “Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen”. She is hailed as one of the ‘Market Leading Lawyers’ in the fields of Corporate Mergers & Acquisition, Banking & Finance, Private Equity and Investment Funds.


Mrs Mody is the Deputy Chairman of the Board and a Member of the Risk Committee of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (Asia-Pacific Board), and an Independent Non-Executive Director and a Member of Human Resources & Remuneration Committee of the Board of CLP Holdings Limited (listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong). She also serves as a Director of London Court of International Arbitration (India) Private Limited, Non-Executive Director of Cambridge India Research Foundation, Non-Executive Member of ICCA Foundation, Inc. (the Governing Board), and Non-Executive Trustee of Observer Research Foundation. In addition, she is a director on the board of a few family-owned unlisted companies.


Mrs Mody holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Cambridge and a Master of Laws from the Harvard University. She is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa.