Dr. Ghaleb Mahmassani
Dr. Ghaleb Mahmassani

Acting President
Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE)

Dr. Ghaleb Mahmassani is the Acting President of the Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) since September 2009.  He first joined the Beirut Stock Exchange as a non-executive Board Member and Vise President in 1999.

Dr. Mahmassani is an Attorney at Law and Legal Counsel since 1962, an International Arbitrator since 1976 and a Member of the National Committee of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague (The Netherlands).  He served as a member of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris from 2000 to 2005.

Dr. Mahmassani is active academically and professionally in the legal and banking sectors at international level and has many publications, lecturers, conferences, seminars and colloquiums in law.  He received his licenses in French and Lebanese law from Saint Joseph University – Beirut – in 1962, a Bachelor degree in political science from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in the same year and a PhD in Law from Lyon University in 1966 upon completion of his dissertation “BANKING ORGANIZATION IN LEBANON”.