Michel Fayad

Michel Fayad

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He is of dual Lebanese and French nationalities. He was born on 24 September 1983 in Baabda (Lebanon) and grew up mostly in Paris (France) speaking fluent English, French and Arabic. He also speaks Spanish. His parents are Najib Fayad and Denise Abela. 

Early childhood, primary and secondary education

His early schooling was at Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour (Society of Jesus Jesuits) in Lebanon; and then, at Lycée Blomet - École Normale Catholique ENC (CEP-Ignatien, originally Centre d’Études Pédagogiques CEP founded by Jesuits) in France. 

Undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education

He holds:

- a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II (associated to Sorbonne Universités SU); 

- a Master of Arts in Diplomacy from École Diplomatique Internationale de Paris EDIP (later merged into école des Hautes Études Internationales et Politiques HEIP and Centre d’Études Diplomatiques et Stratégiques CEDS; both members of Institut des hautes études économiques et commerciales INSEEC U) organized with association Académie internationale de Géopolitique and association Centre de Politique Internationale de la Sorbonne CPIS, both affiliated to Université Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris I (Hautes études Sorbonne arts et métiers Université HeSam Université);

- a Master in Global Management from European Business School EBS Paris (Institut des hautes études économiques et commerciales INSEEC U);

- a Master in Law, Economics and Management with specialization track in Diplomacy and Strategic Negotiations from Université Paris-Sud Paris XI (now known as Master in European & International Law with specialization track in Diplomacy and Strategic Negotiations from Université Paris-Saclay);

- and, the TRIUM Global Executive Master of Business Administration MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business (New York University NYU); London School of Economics and Political Science LSE (University of London); and, école des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris HEC Paris School of Management (Université Paris-Saclay); #1 overall Executive MBA, #1 in international experience and #1 in work experience according to the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2014.

Professional experience

He started his career as Financial Analyst at the MENA Hedge Fund of the Evolvence Group in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). 

Extensive experience in policy, strategy, and business development. Skilled at top-level negotiation, driving global operations and business expansion opportunities through investments, partnerships and acquisitions. Creates, structures, finances, implements and leads major international projects. Knowledge of emerging markets.