Kamel A. Husseini

Chief International and Investor Relations Officer, Bank of Palestine

Mr. Husseini is currently Chief International and Investors Relations Officer at Bank of Palestine (BoP) www.bankofpalestine.com; the largest National Bank operating in Palestine, with 68 local branches in the West Bank and Gaza; and international representative offices in Dubai, UAE, and in Santiago, Chile. Mr. Husseini was the Managing Director for the Portland Trust in Ramallah, Palestine, a UK based Action Tank working on Economic Development. At the Portland Trust he helped implement a main initiative for creating growth in jobs and GDP assisted by Mckinsey Worldwide, in addition to a Spatial Economic Vision for Gaza 2050 as part of a Global Palestine Vision with AECOM (July 2013-January 2016). Mr. Husseini is also the founder of Ellam Tam. The company was established on January 1st, 2000, as the first Communications and Public Relations Company in Palestine. He is now acting as Chairman for the Company. Mr. Husseini was Head of International Relations and Private Sector Development at Orient House (1991-1998), the headquarters of the Palestinian team to Middle East Peace Process.. Mr. Husseini was with the former Arthur Andersen MENA as an Economic Financial consultant for 3 years (1997-2000), working on a dedicated basis as Business Advisor for the Bethlehem 2000 Project. In April 2006 Mr. Husseini was the first CEO for the first Palestine Investment Conference to be held in Bethlehem. His previous career positions (2006-2010) also included; VP for Corporate, Investors and International Affairs for the Paltel Group. Mr. Husseini received a BA/BS Degree in Finance and International Relations in 1988, and MBA Degree in International Business in 1990 from the American University in Washington D.C., U.S.A. He has attended the Global Leadership Executive Education Program at the Harvard Kennedy School in Boston Spring of 2011 and the Lee Quan Yu school of public Policy in Singapore in 2012..