Saj leads cyber innovation at Plexal and is the director for LORCA: the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement.

His work at LORCA involves facilitating collaboration between startups, scaleups, government, investors, academia and a cross-section of industry, with the aim of growing the UK’s cybersecurity sector and making the internet safer for everyone. Saj is also a member of the UK5G Security-Sub Group (SSG) to the UK5G Testbed and Trials Working Group.

Saj started his career in the Royal Air Force, where he was a commissioned officer and pilot, and spent a number of years as a management consultant at Deloitte and PwC. He then moved into industry, leading strategic change at a PE-backed property finance firm where he helped them operationally scale towards achieving a UK banking license, prepare for the incoming GDPR and improve their cyber and operational resilience.