Ms. Sirine TAJER is CEO and Managing Director of MENA Energy Partners that she co-founded in 2011 and which is specialised in strategic advisory and M&A focused on the energy sector in the MENA region.

Formerly, she worked in Europe and in the GCC for selected international financial institutions (including Société Générale, ABN AMRO Bank and HSBC), advising and supporting leading companies in their acquisitions, equity and financing transactions in the energy sector.

She holds a double Masters of Science (MS) in Petroleum Economics and Management from the Colorado School of Mines and the French Institute of Petroleum. She also has MS degrees in both International Projects Management from the leading Paris business school ESCP and in Economics and Finance from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris. She also benefited from the Harvard Leadership Program.

She is a member of selected associations such as the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), the Dubai Petroleum Club and the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC). Ms. TAJER was a Board member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) for UAE, Northern Emirates, from 2015 to 2017. She was recognised as the “Most Influential Businesswoman: Oil & Gas – Middle East” in 2016 and as the “Most Inspiring Female Leader in Oil & Gas – MENA” in 2017 by Acquisition International Awards.