Head of Strategic Planning
Siamak Namazi is the Head of Strategic Planning at Crescent Petroleum. Prior to joining Crescent, he was General Manager of Access Consulting Group, a private regional energy consultancy based out of Dubai. His former positions also include helping major multinationals with feasibility studies, external affairs and issues management as a partner and CEO of Atieh Bahar Consulting, a private market research and strategic consulting firm in Iran; and developing trade and investment opportunities within the MENA region for the Noble Group. In addition, he has served stints as a fellow in the Wilson Center for International Scholars, CSIS and the National Endowment for Democracy. A frequent speaker in international conferences, Mr. Namazi has contributed chapters to six books. He has also appeared regularly as a commentator in the international media, including CNN International, BBC World, The Financial Times, Fortune Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Reuters, The New York Times, Time, The Washington Post, and Business Week.