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Our Group Executive Team

Our group executive team report to the board of directors, and consist of Zuber Issa, Mohsin Issa, Imraan Patel, Michael Hughes and Ilyas Munshi.

Summarised below is a brief description of the experience of the individuals who serve as the group executive team.

Zuber Issa and Mohsin Issa are co-Group CEO’s.

Imraan Patel has served as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary since July 2016 and has over 15 years’ experience of providing legal and commercial advice on complex, frequently high profile transactions around the world. At EG Group, Imraan plays a key strategic role in Mergers & Acquisitions and, more broadly, oversees all legal, compliance and sustainability teams and related matters.

Prior to joining the company, Imraan held a variety of roles at businesses of Orange SA, BT Group plc, and City of London law firm, Ashurst.

Imraan has a degree in Law from the University of Lancaster (UK) and a postgraduate diploma in legal practice (PGDipL) from the College of Law (now University of Law), Chester (UK). He is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and is also a trustee and director of one of the UK’s leading not-for-profit multi-academy education trusts.

Michael Hughes has served as Group Chief Financial Officer since July 2016 and has over 27 years’ experience in the finance industry.

Prior to joining the company, Michael held senior finance roles in private and listed businesses including Ausurus Group Limited, parent company of European Metal Recycling, from 2005 through to 2016, Caudwell Communications, from 2002 through to 2005 and South Staffordshire Group plc/HomeServe from 1998 through to 2002.

Michael has a degree in Economics from the University of Birmingham (UK) and is a chartered accountant.

Ilyas Munshi has served as Group Commercial Director since 2012, after 22 years in senior business development and IT roles in travel, utilities, food and drink and management consultancy. Ilyas is responsible for business development, marketing and public relations, training and development, brand relationship management and communications.

Ilyas has a degree in Technology Management from Liverpool John Moore’s University (UK).

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