Tarek joined Edison in 2012 as commercial and business development manager. Prior to that he was senior advisor to Pico International Petroleum in Egypt from 2010 to 2012. He held several roles with Royal Dutch Shell between 2002 and 2010 in Egypt and the Netherlands as commercial advisor, E&P strategy advisor for Europe and business advisor. Before joining the oil and gas sector, Tarek worked as an economic advisor to the minister of economy and foreign trade in Egypt between 1999 and 2002.
Tarek holds a BA in international studies and MA in international transactions from George Mason University, VA, USA.