Samir J. Fancy is the Chairman and founder of Renaissance Services SAOG, Oman's premier listed Oil and Gas Services Company. It was amongst the first family business' to go public in the Middle East. He is also Chairman of the Tawoos Group, an Omani conglomerate which serves as a family office focused on a broad based investment portfolio. Topaz, a subsidiary company of Renaissance has since gone on to become a global OSV (offshore support vessel) Company and owns the 8th largest fleet worldwide. He is a founding shareholder and a director of SAMENA Capital an Asset Management Company regulated by the FSA. Current and prior directorships include the National Bank of Oman and Muscat Finance Co and United Power SAOG (Oman's first IPP). He was nominated for Ernst & Young's Middle East Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007 and 2012. He founded the Oman chapter of YPO (Young Presidents Organization).