Simon Buerk

Director, Corporate Affairs

Simon Buerk has been in charge of EGA’s Corporate Affairs Department since 2016.
He is responsible for managing EGA’s reputation and leading external and internal communications.

Mr. Buerk has two decades of experience in communications and journalism, much of it in the Gulf. He has worked for Shell in the United Kingdom, the UAE and Qatar, and was Head of Communications in Qatar during the construction of one of Shell’s largest projects. He served as Head of Communications for Glencore, including during the period of its initial public offering. Mr. Buerk led a public relations consultancy in Dubai prior to joining the Company.

Mr. Buerk holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Leeds, UK, and also studied at the Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France. He is a board member of the Middle East Public Relations Association.