Dr. Marwan S. Barakat

Dr. Marwan S. Barakat

Dr. Marwan S. Barakat is Group Chief Economist and Head of Research of Bank Audi. The Bank’s research covers a wide range of weekly, quarterly and annual economic, sectoral and market reports, considered a reference source on the MENA region’s economy and sectors of activity. In parallel, Dr. Barakat assumes the position of Head of Studies Committee at the Association of Banks in Lebanon since February 2019. Dr. Barakat holds BBA and MBA degrees from the American University of Beirut and a PhD degree in economics from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. He held various teaching positions at the Lebanese American University and at the American University of Beirut and lectured in a large number of conferences and seminars in Lebanon, the MENA region, Europe and the United States.