Siraj Ahmed was appointed to his current role at the end of 2018, having joined the company in early 2014, as General Counsel.
During his time as General Counsel, Siraj served as a key member of the Management Team that oversaw the growth of the business outside of South Africa, as it raised capital and made new country entries into Namibia, Gabon and the AGC, and subsequently farmed down its portfolio.
Siraj started his career in the legal profession at international law firm, Linklaters LLP where he trained and qualified into the Global Projects Team. During his time at Linklaters, Siraj advised IOCs and small and mid-cap companies on a broad range of cross-jurisdictional transactions in the oil and gas sector.
His considerable experience advising on PSAs, upstream M&A, partnering and joint venture arrangements and dealing with Governments has been integral to the growth of Impact, as the team has built a world class portfolio.