Rene Hansen
Director, Human Resources

Key Leadership Positions:

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

Rene Hansen oversees human resources and administrative services at Crescent Enterprises. He ensures the optimisation of its human capital by implementing numerous employee engagement schemes and performance enhancement programmes.

Rene has over 20 years of international experience in the fields of oil and gas, ports and logistics, education, fast-moving consumer goods, and legal advisory services.

Prior to joining Crescent in 2011, Rene served as the Middle East and North Africa Human Resources Head for Saba & Co. Intellectual Property.

Rene holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology/Social Psychology from the Montana State University, USA. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the London Business School in the UK.

Since 2014, Rene has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Oil and Gas Future of Human Capital working group. He is also a partner of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community.


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