Youssef Fawaz, Executive Director, Al Majmoua
Youssef Fawaz is the Executive Director of the Lebanese Association for Development – Al Majmoua. He joined Al Majmoua as a Founding Board Member in 1996, and became Executive Director in 2004.
Youssef was elected in October 2015 as Chairman of the Board of Sanabel, the Microfinance Network of Arab Countries. He already held the position of Vice Chairman (2005-2008) and then Chairman of the Board (2008 – 2010) during two previous terms.
Youssef holds a Bachelor’s degree from the AUB and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining the staff of Al Majmoua, he worked as a Senior Transportation Engineer with SOLIDERE, the company in charge of rebuilding the Beirut Central District. He is also a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering at the American University of Beirut, where he has been teaching traffic and transportation engineering since 2001.