Managing Director, Crescent Group; Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Enterprises; President, Crescent Petroleum. Chairman: Gas Cities; Pearl Petroleum. Chair of the Executive Board, Gulftainer. Actively engaged in private equity as Member of the Board, Abraaj Group and Growthgate Capital. Founder, Pearl Initiative, a private-sector initiative promoting corporate transparency and accountability in the Middle East. Member, United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing, formed to address and examine the growing humanitarian finance crisis. Member: YPO Emirates Chapter; Global Board, Education for Employment; Founding Board, Endeavor UAE; Board of Governors, Synergos Arab World Social Innovators. Active within higher education institutions as Chair, Alumni Advisory Council, and Member, International Advisory Board, Cambridge University Judge Business School; Business Advisory Council, American University of Sharjah; Research and Innovation Council, Centre of Excellence for Applied Research & Training, Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi.