Speaker Profile

George Khalaf

Director, Middle East & North Africa Region

George Khalaf is Director of the MENA program at Synergos and was previously a Project Manager with Dalberg Global Development Advisors. Mr. Khalaf has advised leading multilateral organizations and corporations in strategy, multi-sector partnerships and business process re-engineering, has extensive experience in several development sectors and has worked with a diversity of clients. Before joining Dalberg, Mr. Khalaf worked in Accenture's Strategy Practice for three years where he served companies, donor organizations, and public agencies in the US and MENA on strategic planning and performance management issues. Before joining Accenture, Mr. Khalaf worked as a client relations' director for a start-up company in Chennai, India. Mr. Khalaf holds a Masters in International Development from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service and an under-graduate degree in Political Science and International Relations from Swarthmore College. He is fluent in Arabic, English and French.

Profile as of 11/19/2012