As one of the most progressive family business groups in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Crescent Group operates through its two subsidiaries, Crescent Petroleum and Crescent Enterprises, with more than 25 diversified companies across 9 industry sectors.
Razan is a Director at the Crescent Group of companies, based in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. She works in the Chairman's office of Crescent Petroleum, focusing on the companies’ legal matters and business services. She also serves as Secretary of the Dana Gas International Advisory Board.
Prior to joining Crescent, Razan qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales with the Norton Rose Group, having worked in its London, Paris and Dubai offices. She also worked alongside Professor James Crawford as a Research Associate at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (LCIL) at Cambridge University, where she assisted Professor Crawford and his colleagues on various important international law publications.
Razan obtained her BA, and subsequently MA, in Law from Newnham College, Cambridge University.