Fayez Husseini

 

Fayez Husseini began his career as CEO of the Palestinian Economic Development Group, a European Union funded microfinance agency providing credit and support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Palestine.

Mr. Husseini then became Head of Investment and Corporate Banking at Cairo-Amman Bank in Palestine and later joined the Palestine Commercial Services Company, the predecessor of the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) as Investment Manager.

In 1999, Mr. Husseini was appointed Chief Marketing Officer at JAWWAL, the first cellular communications company to operate in Palestine before moving to Jordan-based Accelerator Technology Holdings as Vice President for Group Business Development.

Mr. Husseini then joined FRiENDi Group/Virgin Mobile MEA as Senior Vice President for Business Development until he was appointed Principal at Dubai based Abraaj Group and mandated to set up the Palestine Growth Capital Fund.

Most recently he served as CEO at  Wataniya Mobile before becoming partner at Jericho Hill Ventures, an advisory firm specialized in advancing start-ups and growing businesses in the region.

 Mr. Husseini holds a degree in finance from the Kogod School of Business at the American University in Washington DC.