Chief Executive Officer
Badr Jafar is Managing Director of the Crescent Group, President of Crescent Petroleum, Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Investments and Chairman of Gas Cities. Jafar is also Chairman of Pearl Petroleum, a partnership between Crescent Petroleum, Dana Gas, OMV of Austria and MOL of Hungary. He is a Board Member of Gama Aviation, Enshaa PSC and GrowthGate Capital, as well as Vice-Chairman of the Board for Gulftainer. Jafar is a Member of the Young Presidents' Organization and serves on the Emirates Chapter Board. He co-founded Pearl Initiative, a venture with the United Nations Office for Partnerships to promote transparency and accountability in the Middle East. He is a Member of the Synergos Arab World Social Innovators (AWSI) Program Board of Governors, a Member of the Business Advisory Council of the American University of Sharjah, and Chair of the Alumni Advisory Council of the Cambridge University Judge Business School and Board Member of their International Advisory Board.