Speaker Profile

Wael O. Bayazid

Wael Bayazid

Managing Director
The Carlyle Group

Wael O. Bayazid is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, based in New York, where he is responsible for Business Development, Fundraising and Investor Relations in Europe and the Middle East. He has held this position since 1996.

Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Mr. Bayazid was a Vice President of Chase Manhattan Bank in Geneva and Chase’s Global Country Head for Saudi Arabia (1993-95). Other positions have included: Vice President of Bankers Trust Company, New York, in the Private Banking Group-Middle East International (1988-93); Manager at Burns & Roe, New Jersey, both as leader of International Operations and as Architect/Engineer specializing in Power Generation (1981-87); and Manager at EA Juffali & Bros, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (1977-81).

Mr. Bayazid holds a BS in International Business Administration from the American College of Switzerland, ACS.  He is married with two children and enjoys flying, sailing and skiing.

Profile as of 8/1/2011