Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Republic of Lebanon
He has a BA in Economics from the American University of Beirut and a PhD in Economics from the University of Texas, Austin, US where he lectured in Economics for years. He served in the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, and held several positions including Advisor on External Communication as well as Alternate Executive Director for the Middle East. He was Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon. He was nominated Ambassador of Lebanon to the United Stated. He served as Senior Advisor to Prime Minster Fouad Siniora and was appointed Minister of Finance in the Government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. He is Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Saad Hariri since November 2009.