Member of the Board of Directors since April 2010, she serves as General Manager of the Bank since September 2014.
Mrs. Nahas began her career in banking at Banque Libano-Française in 1997 as a Financial Analyst and subsequently,
has taken responsibilities in project finance, investment banking, retail banking and bancassurance.
She was elected member of the Board of Directors and appointed Deputy General Manager in March 2010.
Mrs. Nahas is an active Member of LIFE (Lebanese International Finance Executive).
She chairs the Beirut Chapter and the Promote Piller of this non-profit association that
aims to promote networking between Lebanese working in the financial field.
Mrs. Nahas received a degree in Economics and a Masters in Financial
Management from Paris-Dauphine University (France) and a Masters diploma in Money,
Banking and Finance from Panthéon-Sorbonne University (France).
Chairman of the Board of Directors since September 2014 and General Manager of the Bank since March 2010,
Chairman and General Manager of Libano-Française Finance and Member of the Board of Banque SBA and LF Finance (Suisse),
Mr. Raphaël began his banking career in 1995 at Credit Agricole Indosuez, where he held several positions in both Paris and London,
in the International Project Finance Department and in capital markets covering emerging markets.
He joined the General Management of the Bank in 2004 and was elected member of the Board of Directors
and appointed Deputy General Manager in March 2006. Mr. Raphaël received a Masters degree in Law
from Panthéon-Assas University (France), a Masters diploma in Banking and Financial Law from Panthéon-Sorbonne University (France),
and a MBA from INSEAD (France).
Luca Molinari is an architect, critic and associate professor of History and Theory of
Contemporary Architecture at SUN (Seconda Università degli Studi) in Naples and at Cornell
University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning in Rome. Luca Molinari runs a consulting
and curatorial studio, Luca Molinari Architecture Consulting & Curatorship, a Milan-based
multidisciplinary firm involved in the creation, curatorship and management of architecture
competitions, exhibitions and editorial projects through tailored-made processes whose aim
is to shape and communicate content, identity and strategic objectives both public and
private customers on an international scale. Graduated in the Faculty of
Architecture at Polytechnic of Milan, PHD at TU Delft Faculty of Architecture.
He has been awarded by the X Venice Biennale of Architecture with “Ernesto N. Rogers prize”
as best Italian architectural critic (2006) and with the UIA Jean Tschumi Prize for architectural
criticism (2008) and curator of Italian Pavilion at XII Biennale of Architecture in Venice.
Jean-Christophe Fromantin is the Mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine and a Member of the
French parliament and vice-president in charge of economy for the district of
Paris-Ouest-La Défense. He has therefore launched the official projectfor the
application of France to the 2025 World Expo and he is President of the official
committee in charge of the French candidature for the 2025 World Expo.
Entrepreneur in the international trading field, he was the founder of
different successful companiesand is among the few businessmen in the French parliament.
His background leads him to take an active part in the Bugdet Bill making process
(Projet de loi de Finances).In 2012, he creates the “PLF Entrepreneurs” working group,
in order to involve entrepreneurs in the financial and economic legislative debate.
This work has proved to be very successful, and gathers all-size company managers and
investors to make them work with members of parliaments on economic and tax issues.
Hashim Sarkis is Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT. Prior to that he
was at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) as the The Aga Khan Professor of
Landscape Architecture and Urbanism. Dean Sarkis is principal architect in the Cambridge and
Beirut based firm, Hashim Sarkis Studios, founded in 1998. His architectural and planning projects
include affordable housing, institutional buildings, and town planning throughout the globe.
His current projects include the recently completed Byblos Town Hall—for which he has received a
First Prize Award—and the Courtowers which is under construction. Dean Sarkis has a Bachelor of
Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design and a Master
of Architecture from Harvard University GSD. He received his Ph.D. in Architecture from Harvard
University GSD for his thesis Publics and Architects: Re-Engaging Design in the Democracy.
Zhang Li (a.k.a. Li Brian Zhang / Brian Chang) is a Professor of Architecture, Chair of the Architecture
Department in the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University in China. He leads the design practice
Atelier TeamMinus in Beijing. He is currently a board member of the Architectural Society of China and
the Editor-in-Chief of the leading Chinese magazine World Architecture. Zhang Li’s research focuses
on pre-industrial oriental philosophy and its contemporary reinterpretation. Besides his teaching in China, he has also been:
Excellence PhD Course Professor, Polytechnic University of Turin (2013), Professor of Practice, Syracuse University (2012),
Master Studio Professor, National University of Singapore (2010). Zhang Li and TeamMinus have completed a variety of buildings
and urban regeneration projects in China, and have been published internationally.