BA/MEng in Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Cambridge Univ.; MA (Hons) in Int'l Studies and Diplomacy, Univ. of London; MBA (Hons), Harvard Business School. CEO, Crescent Petroleum. Vice-Chairman, Crescent Group of companies. Managing Director of the Board, Dana Gas. Chair: MENA Regional Business Council; Oil & Gas Independents Community. Trustee of the Global Challenge on Infrastructure and Long Term Investment. Member of the Global Agenda Council on the Middle East & North Africa. Co-Chair, Business Backs Education campaign; Vice-Chair, Global Energy Initiative. Board Member: Queen Rania Foundation; Carnegie Middle East Advisory Council; Arab Forum for Environment and Development; Iraq Energy Institute. Member: Royal Institute for Int'l Affairs; IISS; YPO; Young Arab Leaders.