Badr Jafar

Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Enterprises

Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Enterprises. Special Envoy for Business and Philanthropy, President, Crescent Petroleum. Chairman, Pearl Petroleum. Chairman, Gulftainer. Founder, Pearl Initiative.

Member: United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing, UNESCO International Commission on the Futures of Education, UNFCCC COP28 Advisory Committee Member and Special Representative for Business & Philanthropy, Board of Advisors of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Global Advisory Council. Member of Board of Advisors: Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa), MIT Legatum Centre for Development and Entrepreneurship, Synergos Arab World Social Innovators, Gaza Sky Geeks. Board member, Endeavor UAE. Ex-Officio Chair, Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) Emirates. Member of Global Advisory Board: Cambridge University Judge Business School, American University of Beirut, American University of Sharjah. Founding Patron: Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, Strategic Philanthropy Initiative at NYU Abu Dhabi. Member of the Advisory Board, Milken Institute for Strategic Philanthropy. World Economic Forum: Young Global Leader (2011), Family Business Community Co-Chair, New Economy and Society Stewardship Board; Digital Economy and New Value Creation Stewardship Board, EDISON Alliance Champion.

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