Our People

Operations Team

Tarek Bastami

Group COO

Tarek has over 25 years of experience in banking, internal audit and financial management, where he was Group Finance Manager at BRH Group for more than 2 years, and before that Internal Audit Manager for the same Group for 8 years. During his tenure, he had the chance to undergo debt restructuring, cost control and liquidation of non-performing operations; Tarek has also worked at BBAC as Deputy Branch Manager for more than 5 years.

Tarek earned his Bachelors in Finance and Accounting from the Lebanese University and holds the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) designations. He has also received a diploma in Advanced Bank Studies, in collaboration with Association des Banques du Liban and USJ.

Carole Ohanessian

Group HR Manager

Lucienne El Hourani

Senior Operations Officer

Kareem Iskandarani