Badr Jafar

Badr Jafar
  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 06/08/2017 - Letter Pending
  • Estimated Net Worth: $1.65 billion
  • Forbes Rank: Not Ranked
  • Industry: Ports and logistics; Oil and energy; Aviation; Private equity investments
  • Born: 1979
  • Residence: United Arab Emirates

Educated at Eton and Cambridge, Badr Jafar is CEO of Crescent Enterprises, a multinational conglomerate headquartered in the UAE, and president of Crescent Petroleum, the Group’s oil and gas subsidiary. In 2010, Badr founded the Pearl Initiative, a non-profit venture in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Partnerships to promote a corporate culture of transparency and accountability in the Middle East.

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Charitable Board Service

  • American University of Beirut
    American University of Sharjah
    Cambridge University Judge Business School
    Endeavor UAE
    Global Board of Education for Employment
    Pearl Initiative
    Synergos Arab World Social Innovators
    UNSG Panel on Humanitarian Financing
    World Economic Forum - Family Business Community

Online Communications

I believe in the principles of social entrepreneurship. We need to start thinking about our triple bottom lines in business, that is, people, planet and profit.

Badr Jafar

Giving Interests

Corporate Transparency; Economics; Education; Entrepreneurship

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