Monaji joined the Aramco Scholarship Program and graduated from Warsash Maritime Academy in the UK as a Marine Officer in the Merchant Navy. After working as a Marine Officer for 3 years, Monaji attended Nottingham Law School where he gained his graduate LLB and LPC certificate in England and Wales.
Monaji also obtained a Master of Laws degree in International Law from the University of Wales and has also attended courses at INSEAD covering a wide range of topics including economics, finance, accounting, leadership, marketing and strategy. After working as a private practice lawyer with a number of international law firms in Dubai and London, and law firms in Riyadh, Monaji founded Z&Co in Saudi Arabia after acquiring a local practice. Under Monaji’s leadership, Z&Co now works in agreement with Linklaters, a member of the magic circle of elite British law firms.
Monaji has also founded an online learning company ‘KLDera’ which owns the Maraam.io online training center. Under his Chairmanship of KLDera the company entered into a partnership with Microsoft to access markets across the Arab world making it the first online learning company to be approved as a co-sell partner of Microsoft.
Monaji has in his capacity as a lawyer closed a number of significant, commercial and financial deals representing international companies, and Saudi Government entities in local and international markets. Monaji has also worked as an advisor to a number of ministries and government entities in drafting regulations for key structural reforms of the Saudi economy. He also sits on a number of committees in his capacity as an advisor to a number of private and public entities.
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