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ABC Minds International - The Anti-Bribery & Corruption Conference
5 - 6 November 2024

Salima Fajal
at Independent Specialist


Salima Fajal Nanji is an accomplished legal and compliance professional with a unique blend of French and British heritage, boasting over 15 years of experience in the Financial Services industry with a focus on Alternative Investments, specifically Private Equity and Venture Capital. She has gained extensive legal and compliance experience from successful tenures at industry-leading organizations such as Vistra, Apex Group, and Natixis.

Having been shortlisted as the Compliance Lawyer of the Year in 2020, she brings to the table a proven track record of delivering effective guidance and advice to businesses, implementing robust processes, and collaborating with regulators and senior executives. Her multi-country expertise has also played a significant role in her success, and she is always eager to embrace new challenges and opportunities.

As a highly sought-after speaker and author, Salima is passionate about legal, regulatory, and ESG matters. She holds a Master's degree in Business Law from Paris Dauphine University, graduating from the Paris Bar School. Recently, she completed an Executive MBA from London Business School and was awarded the prestigious "Diversity in Leadership" prize for her unwavering commitment to creating equitable and merit-based opportunities.

In addition to her professional abilities, she is a devoted family person who enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children in London. She is also a dedicated philanthropist, committed to building wells in India and contributing to early development research with Birkbeck and UCL University. In her free time, she indulges in her passion for baking, striving to perfect her signature dessert and realizing her ultimate dream of participating in the Great British Bake-Off competition someday.

Agenda Sessions

  • Corporate Criminal Liability Reform: Navigating the Changing Landscape

  • Whose Responsibility is ESG? Best Practices and Actionable Strategies