People / Badr Jafar
Badr JafarPresident of Crescent Petroleum
Mr. Badr Jafar is the President of Crescent Petroleum, overseeing all business development for the Company. He is also the Managing Director of Crescent Group and the CEO of Crescent Enterprises, which covers the Group’s non oil and gas companies and investments. 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, aviation - serving as a Director of Gama Aviation (UK), shipping - serving as the Vice-Chairman of Gulftainer Ltd (UAE), real estate - serving as a Board Member of Enshaa PSC (UAE) and private equity - serving as a Board Member of Growth Gate Capital (Bahrain) and The Abraaj Group (UAE).
вЂ‹He is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation, as Chair of the Emirates Chapter, and Chairs the Alumni Advisory Council of the Cambridge University Judge Business School, as well as sitting on their International Advisory Board. He also sits on the Global Board of Education for Employment and is a member of the Business Advisory Council of the American University of Sharjah. Mr. Jafar was honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a member of their Global Agenda Council on Energy Security.