The Euromoney Lebanon Conference 2017

Raya El Hassan

Chairman-General Manager

Tripoli Special Economic Zone


Raya El-Hassan is the Chairman-General Manager of the Tripoli Special Economic Zone. From November 2009 until June 2011, Mrs El-Hassan served as the Minister of Finance in Lebanon. Earlier in her career, she was an adviser to the Minister of Economy and Trade. In the mid 90’s, she supervised the implementation of expenditure management reforms at the Ministry of Finance. She also served as project director at the Prime Minister’s Office, working in the elaboration of the Government’s Economic and Social Reform Agendas. Mrs El-Hassan holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut.


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