Mr. Ziad-Alexandre Hayek
Ziad-Alexandre is the President of WAPPP. He has 42 years of experience in investment banking, corporate strategy, technology, public policy, emerging markets, and government relations. In 2019, he was nominated to be President of the World Bank.
Previously he was Vice Chair of the UN Working Party on PPP, Secretary General of Lebanon’s High Council for Privatization and PPP, CEO of Lonbridge Associates, Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns, President of Indosuez Mexico, Head of International Securitization at Citibank, and Vice President at Salomon Brothers.
He is and has been a member of the boards of multiple companies, banks, universities, NGOs, and tech startups. He was a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations and is a candidate for President in Lebanon.
Hayek has an MA in International Management from UT Dallas and is conversant with 11 languages.