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Amena Bakr

Chief Opec Correspondent

About Amena

AMENA BAKR is Chief Opec Correspondent and Dubai Deputy Bureau Chief, as well as an award-winning correspondent for Energy Intelligence.

She covers energy and politics related to Saudi Arabia and other Opec countries. Prior to that, Amena was an Energy Correspondent for Reuters news agency for six years, posted in Dubai, Doha and Riyadh.

In 2017, Amena was rated 13th on business information website Marketwatch’s ranking of the top Twitter accounts for investors to follow. The influential website praised Amena for her coverage of Opec, noting that "if there is an Opec meeting going on, she’s all over it.”

Amena holds a BA in business administration from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport in Egypt, with a major in management information systems.