Deputy CEO Director of Legal Affairs
Dr Nikzad Oraee
As a director of the company, Nikzad’s expertise in Law (LL.B. 2:1 Hons, City Law School, University of London) together with Business eduction (MSc Management, Merit, Imperial College London) provides the company with a unique style of leadership and management. As an Environmental Lawyer and Corporate Sustainability Strategist (Ph.D., Imperial College London) he is well equipped to safeguard the company’s shareholders and other stakeholders against the risk of unsustainable corporate behaviour. At Jovein Cement, Nikzad is also the Director of the company’s Legal Department, which seats two in-house attorneys at law (Grade 1), and 4 non-practising lawyers in Mashhad and Tehran. Together the team seeks to maximise shareholder value through active pursuit of lawsuits and other such legal matters. In addition to his duties at Jovein Cement, Nikzad is CEO of Khorasan Gypsum Ltd (est. 1954). Khorasan Gypsum is one of the largest gypsum powder manufacturers in the Middle East, and produces a wide range of gypsum based products.