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.

Ferid Belhaj

Vice President for Middle East and North Africa
The World Bank

George T. Abed

Distinguished Scholar in Residence
Institute for International Finance (IIF)

Jad Salame

Founder & Managing Partner
Phoenician Funds

Jihad Azour

Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department
International Monetary Fund
Joseph A Stanislaw

Joseph A. Stanislaw

Tremont Energy Partners

Khaldoon Al-Mubarak

Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak
Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Investment Company

Laurence D. Fink

Chairman & CEO

Musabbeh Al Kaabi

Chief Executive Officer
UAE Investments Platform, Mubadala Investment Company

Namek Zu'bi

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Silicon Badia

Noor Sweid

Founder & General Partner
Global Ventures

Ramy Adeeb

General Partner
1984 Ventures

Wally Adeyemo

Senior Advisor