Mr. Badr Jafar is Managing Director of Crescent Group, a 42 year old family business group headquartered in the UAE. He is the President of Crescent Petroleum, the Group’s oil & gas subsidiary, overseeing all business development for the Company. He is also the the CEO of Crescent Enterprises, the Group’s multi-sector conglomerate. He serves as the Chairman of Gas Cities LLC and Pearl Petroleum. Badr Jafar attended Eton College and graduated from Cambridge University with a Master's Degree in Engineering and a Business Degree from the Judge Business School of Cambridge University. He is active in a variety of other industries regionally and internationally including, shipping - serving as the Vice-Chairman of Gulftainer Ltd (UAE) and private equity - serving as a Board Member of GrowthGate Capital (Bahrain) and The Abraaj Group (UAE). Mr. Jafar was honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is Vice-Chair of their Global Agenda Council on Energy Security.