Saira Zaki Biography
Senior Managing Director Saira Zaki works in London. She has more than 20 years of expertise counseling senior board members on strategic communications, frequently in some of the most high-risk reputation management challenges. She has led communications strategy in numerous related disputes and challenges. She specializes in communications related to the legal industry and brings expertise in navigating complexities related to US/UK cross-border businesses.
Before joining TLG, Ms. Zaki, a former legal business journalist, worked as the global director of communications at a prestigious US law firm, where she oversaw global communications strategy for the entire firm, which had about 1000 lawyers, and oversaw a sizable and dynamic team in charge of strategy across several continents. She also sat on the marketing executive committee. Previous to that, at a period of rapid expansion and change in the legal sector, Ms. Zaki successfully built and oversaw the European communications unit of one of the biggest law firms in the world.
Ms. Zaki finished her post-graduate studies in law after earning her BA with honors from the University of London. At Lincoln’s Inn, she was admitted to the English and Welsh Bar in 1996.