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Maryam Salman

Maryam Salman

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Name: Maryam Salman

Author with FX Empire since April 2021

Education And Work Information

  • Education: Master of International Studies, University of Wollongong in Dubai; currently employed as Lead Consultant/Analyst, Qamar Energy
  • School(s) Attended: University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai (Master of International Studies, summa cum laude, 2018); University of Delhi, New Delhi (Bachelor of Media and Mass Communications, summa cum laude, 2012)
  • Charters and certifications: Certificate of Proficiency for demonstrated commitment to sustainable development in state-owned extractive industry investments and their impact on economic and social welfare, SDG Academy of Natural Resources
  • Member of YPE (Young Professionals in Energy)
  • Honours and distinctions: Top Graduate, 2018, UOWD; Academic Excellence Recognition, Dubai International Academic City, 2018; High Distinction Achiever Scholarship, UOWD (2015-2018); Gold Medallist, 2012, University of Delhi; Top Graduate, 2012, University of Delhi
  • Job Title: Lead Editorial & Research Analyst/Consultant
  • Company / Organization: Qamar Energy, Dubai
  • Former Jobs: Editor, Synergy Advertising & Publishing (Al Rawahy Group of Companies), Oman, 2013-2017; Journalist, Times of Oman, Oman (2010)

Investing profile

  • Area of Expertise: Oil and gas upstream, gas & LNG, power and renewables, sectoral research, risk assessment



Energy research, policy, and strategy analyst, with a strong reporting ability in upstream oil and gas, renewable energy, energy geopolitics, and investment strategy. Maryam has led a number of upstream, midstream, and downstream strategy and due diligence reports for supermajor Fortune 500 international oil companies, national oil companies, government energy entities, state-owned enterprises, and research institutions across the Middle East, with particular expertise in Iraq, Bahrain, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. As part of her analytical and report writing abilities, Maryam holds competent numeracy skills and advanced knowledge of Excel-based data modelling to support my research findings.

Graduated summa cum laude with a Master of International Relations from the University of Wollongong in Dubai, with strong proficiency in international relations and research methods. Maryam knows five languages, including Arabic and French, and have resided in both Oman and the UAE for a number of years.

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