Neeraj Agrawal oversees Crescent Enterprises’ operations and investments. He has supported the company’s evolution and transformation throughout its years of expansion, by fostering new investments as well as nurturing its various established businesses within the fields of ports and logistics, mining, healthcare, and power plant engineering and construction.
In his capacity as a Board Member of the Crescent Group, Neeraj is responsible for finance functions, and building relationships with the investment and banking community.
His numerous achievements throughout his 26 years with the Group include securing several joint ventures within the international energy industry, and leading the development of the Company’s energy operations across the Middle East and North Africa Region. Neeraj was also instrumental in the successful formation and capitalisation of Dana Gas, the US$1.2bn acquisition and financing of Centurion Energy International Inc., and the Middle East’s first forward-looking accelerated US$1bn Sukuk issued by an associate company in 2007, which received the 2013 ‘Restructuring Deal of the Year’ award at the International Financial Law Review Middle East Awards ceremony.
Prior to joining Crescent Petroleum, Neeraj worked as a management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and in the audit and management consultancy division of Ernst & Young.
Neeraj holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree from University of Delhi. He is a Chartered Accountant, fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and member of Indian Business & Professionals Council and TIE Dubai. He contributes significantly to the community through voluntary service in both UAE and India.