Studies at American University of Beirut, INSEAD and Harvard University. Formerly, Minister of Public Works and Transportation. Currently, Prime Minister of Lebanon and Member of Parliament for Tripoli. Founder, Middle East Prospects Forum, a think tank. Responsible for core policy guidance and analysis. Member of the Board of Trustees, American University of Beirut. Senior Member, Dean's International Council, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. Member, International Advisory Council, International Crisis Group.