Neeraj Agrawal is the Executive Director in charge of overseeing Crescent Enterprises’ operations and investments. He has been instrumental in the Company’s transformation throughout the years, fostering its investments and nurturing its various sectors.
In his capacities as a board member and as the Chief Financial Officer of the Crescent Group, Neeraj is responsible for the Group’s finance functions. He is also responsible for building the Group’s relationships with the investment and banking community.
Neeraj’s numerous achievements throughout his 27 years with the Crescent Group include securing several joint ventures within the international energy industry and leading the development of the Group’s energy operations across the Middle East and North Africa region. Neeraj was also instrumental in the formation and capitalisation of Dana Gas, and the US$1.2bn acquisition and financing of Centurion Energy International Inc., and the Middle East’s first forward-looking accelerated US$1.2 billion sukuk issued by an associate company in 2007, which was hailed as the ‘Restructuring Deal of the Year’ in 2013.
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 the 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 The Indus Enterpreneur Dubai.
Neeraj contributes significantly to the communities in the UAE and India through volunteer service.