UK lawyer Sarosh Zaiwalla appointed to Council of University of Chicago’s Harris School of public policy….reports Asian Lite News
Sarosh Zaiwalla, founder and senior partner of the international law firm Zaiwalla & Co., has been appointed to the prestigious Council of the University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, the primary advisory group to the School’s Dean.
Mr. Zaiwalla’s appointment sees him join an illustrious group of members, drawn from countries around the world, including Brazil, France, India, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Members appointed to the Dean’s International Council are accomplished professionals with significant experience in the public, non-profit and private sectors, and are an esteemed group of men and women from the United States and around the world, who give of their expertise in an advisory capacity on issues pertaining to international importance, and are a source of new policy initiatives and resource development.
Speaking about his appointment to the Council of the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, Mr Zaiwalla said: ‘I am truly honoured to have been asked to join the Council for such a prestigious and world-recognised institution as this. The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy has a long and rich tradition of being at the forefront of instigating, driving forward and affecting positive policy change at a grassroots as well as at a global level.
‘I hope through my appointment to work closely with some of the world’s most eminent academics, policy advisers and private entities to contribute to policy development as well as the implementation of viable initiatives that make a difference to our global society.’
Established in 1988, the University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy emerged from an inter-departmental committee on Public Policy Studies, and is one of six renowned schools within the University of Chicago dedicated to tapping the world’s finest intellectual talent to address real-world issues.
The Harris School’s affiliation to the University of Chicago boasts a long, esteemed relationship; American President Barack Obama accepted a two-year position as Visiting Law and Government Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School to work on his first book, before then teaching Constitutional Law at the university’s Law School for 12 years.