24. Pakinam Kafafi

Company: TAQA Arabia
Title: CEO
Nationality: Egyptian
Sector: Oil and Gas

Kafafi assumed her current role in 2013. She has been with TAQA Arabia since 2006. Overseeing 3,400 people, Kafafi has more than 29 years of experience in her field. At the end of June 2023, TAQA Arabia reported net profits of $6.3 million. In June 2023, the company was listed on the Egyptian Exchange. TAQA Arabia inaugurated its subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, First Gas, In Q3 2023. Kafafi is also a co-founding member of the IRENA industry decarbonization alliance and a board member of the British Egyptian Business Association and the Arabian Cement Company, amongst other