Ajaz Shafi
Ajaz Shafi
Managing Director – UK South
John Sisk & Son

Ajaz Shafi is the Chief Operating Officer of John Sisk & Son’s construction business in the UK . Ajaz started his career as a civil engineer in Glasgow and has over 30 years of international construction management experience covering the UK, India, Middle East and Hong Kong. Ajaz has worked on a diverse range of major projects including Hong Kong Airport, a 10km road tunnel in the Himalayas and the world’s largest water storage reservoir in Jeddah. Ajaz joined Sisk in 2013 to manage several healthcare projects in the UAE and then spent several years as Sisk’s Managing Director of the UK South region before taking up the role of COO (UK). John Sisk & Son, a 160-year-old family business, operating in the UK, Ireland and Europe. It delivers construction projects in all sectors including residential, infrastructure, rail, retail, leisure, life sciences, pharmaceutical, healthcare and data centres and has a group turnover of €1.2bn.