STARC / Senior Management
TAREK NAZIR   Chairman & CEO
Tarek has over 25 years experience in the supply of products and services to the oil and gas sectors. Prior to establishing STARC he worked in the banking sector in London and New York. Between 1985 and 1987 Mr. Nazir worked at the Saudi Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. He presently is a board member on several companies in the oil and gas sectors. He holds a BA (Hons) from Harvard and an MPhil from Cambridge University. He is a co-founder of STARC.
AHMED NAZIR   Managing Director
Ahmed joined STARC in 2004 as a partner after spending over 14 years in investment banking and private equity. He worked previously at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Saudi International Bank and Bahrain International Bank in New York, London, Riyadh and Bahrain. He has served as a board member on several private and listed companies including a listed company providing services to the oil & gas sectors. He holds a BA (Hons) from Harvard and an MBA from Columbia University.
SAEED J. AL-ZAHRANI  HR & Administration Manager
25 years of experience in human resources, administration and government affairs. Prior to joining STARC, Saeed worked in numerous Saudi companies. Past work experience include the Saudi Naval Forces School, Zamil Offshore Services Co., Zamil O&M Co., Saudi Petroleum Service Polytechnic and Topaz Marine Saudi Arabia Co., Ltd.

Majed joined STARC in 2007. Previously worked in Qatar and UAE, with regional leaders such as Salam Petroleum and Emdad LLC and has over 19 years in the sectors of Oil & Gas, Water and Power. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Jordan University of Science & Technology.
RAED ABU DAYEH  Operations & Finance Manager 
Over 13 years experience in the Finance and Accounting sector. Past experience includes Ballour Glass Factory in Jubail, Industrial Supplies Center (ISC) and European Saudi Co. For Corporative Insurance (ESI). He holds a BS in Finance and Banking from Zarqa University in Jordan.


MOHAMMAD NAJIB JARRAD  Business Development Manager
Mohammad joined STARC in April 2017 as a Business Development Manager. Upon graduating from university , Mohammad worked in the US for six years as a Product Development Chemist developing new resins and paints. Mohammad then moved to Saudi Arabia where he has spent the last 30 years of his life. He worked as a Sales Manager in the pipe-coating industry for about 10 years. He then spent the following 20 years in business development, identifying new companies and new technologies in the oil and gas sector. He worked closely with these companies, supporting their efforts to set up pilot projects and qualify with Saudi Aramco. Mohammad has M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois.