21. Pakinam Kafafi

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

Kafafi has more than 18 years of industry experience. She has been with TAQA Arabia since 2006 and was appointed to her current role in 2013. In May 2022, the company acquired Rosetta Energy’s LNG arm. In December 2022, it signed an MoU with the Egyptian government in cooperation with France’s Voltalia for a green hydrogen production facility in the Suez Canal zone. Kafafi is also a board member of the British Egyptian Business Association.