Mr. Mossavar-Rahmani has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since the Company’s founding in June 2013, having served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of RAK Petroleum PCL since May 2010. His role as Executive Chairman of the Company encompasses the management responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer, including oversight of the Company’s strategy and operations.
Mr. Mossavar-Rahmani also holds the position of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of DNO ASA and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Foxtrot International LDC.
In addition to his industry positions, Mr. Mossavar-Rahmani is active in philanthropy, education and the arts. He is a member of Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council and Trustee of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he sits on the Finance and Audit Committees. He has published more than 10 books on global energy markets and was decorated Commandeur de l’Ordre National de la Côte d’Ivoire for services to the energy sector of that country. He is a graduate of Princeton (AB) and Harvard Universities (MPA). Mr. Mossavar-Rahmani is a U.S. citizen and resides in the United States.