Tarek Obaid is the CEO and co-founder of PetroSaudi International, a Saudi Arabian oil and gas exploration and production company active in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and South America. Obaid oversees the group’s strategy and business development, as well as high-level stakeholder relations.
Tarek Obaid initially kick-started PetroSaudi International by recruiting top-tier international executives with an impressive track record in the oil and gas industry.
Additionally to his responsibilities as CEO of PetroSaudi International, Tarek Obaid is a co-founder of the New College of the Humanities in London. He is also an active investor in several other ventures in sectors such as financial services, education, real estate or technology.
Tarek Obaid is also involved in charity work. He is a member of the board of the Essam and Dalal Obaid Foundation (EDOF), which advocates for human rights and contributes to large-scale projects against human trafficking and support of victims of armed conflicts. He is also a major donor of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Tarek Obaid graduated from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
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