Rene Hansen
Director, Human Resources

Key Leadership Positions:

  • Director, Human Resources & Corporate Engagement - Crescent Petroleum
  • Chair, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee - Gulftainer
  • Member, Human Resources Committee – Crescent Enterprises
  • Member, Sustainability Committee – Crescent Enterprises
  • Member, Human Resources Review Committee – Crescent Petroleum

Rene Hansen leads the company’s Human Resources function and Administrative operations. Through the application of several transformational initiatives including numerous employee engagement schemes and performance enhancement programmes, he has succeeded in restructuring and optimizing the company’s approach to Human Capital management. Rene has also played a vital role establishing leadership standards and corporate governance systems.

Rene has 19 years of international experience in the fields of Oil & Gas, Ports & Logistics, Education, FMCG and Legal Advisory Services. Prior to joining Crescent, Rene worked as the MENA HR Head for Saba & Co. Intellectual Property. He recently spent two years as a Committee Member for the World Economic Forum’s Future of Human Capital working group, contributing his expertise to the development of global human capital standards.

Rene graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Social Psychology. He also holds a Masters Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the American University of Beirut and an Executive MBA from London Business School.