Events

Featured Speakers

ABANA has hosted an impressive and diverse roster of speakers at its events over the past thirty years. A small selection of past speakers is highlighted below. Please refer to our Past Events to view profiles of all past speakers.

Abbas (“Eddy”) F. Zuaiter

Managing Member
Zuaiter Capital Holdings, LLC

Alia Moubayed

Managing Director, Fixed Income Strategy, MENA & Pakistan Chief Economist
Jefferies
Amer Bisat

Amer Bisat

Managing Director
BlackRock

Carl Riccadonna

Chief U.S. economist
Bloomberg LP

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman
The Carlyle Group

Dilip N Massand

Chief Executive Officer
Phoenix Advisors

Dr. Alexis Crow

Lead
Geopolitical Investing practice, PwC
Mohammed El-Erian

Dr. Mohammed A. El-Erian

President & CEO
Harvard Management Company

Fadel Gheit

Managing Director, Senior Analyst
Oppenheimer & Co.

Fadi Ghandour

Founder & Vice Chairman, Aramex
Chairman & CEO, Wamda Capital

Farouk A. Bastaki

Managing Director & Group Chief Executive Officer
The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)

Ferid Belhaj

Vice President for Middle East and North Africa
The World Bank
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