Learn more about Past AMBASSADOR MASSOUD MAALOUF


MASSOUD MAALOUF (AMBASSADOR)



5104 Benton Avenue                                                                        301- 807-9611


Bethesda, MD 20814                                        [email protected]







  • Diplomacy                          
  • Business Development




  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consensus Building                                                         



PROFESSIONAL CAREER


 



  • Representative in the US and Canada of the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta.
  • President and CEO of MINT Consulting LLC (since November 2010), a consulting firm to promote business partnerships and assess political risk in emerging economies.

 



  •  Ambassador of Lebanon to Canada 2007-2009, to Poland 2003-2007 (also accredited to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania), and to Chile 1995-1999.  In this capacity, has worked closely with local and bilateral chambers of commerce and was instrumental in achieving a significant increase of more than 30% in trade exchange between Lebanon and Poland while ambassador to Poland.



  • Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Lebanon to:

     –  USA, Washington, DC, 1990-1995


     –  The Vatican, 1983-1987 and ChargĂ© d’Affaires to the Order of Malta, Rome, Italy, 1985-1987


     –  Tunisia, 1980-1983



  • Consul, Consulate General of Lebanon in Montreal, Canada



  • First Secretary, Embassy of Lebanon Lagos, Nigeria.





  • Various  postings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beirut, Lebanon including:


–         Director of Protocol ad interim (1987-1989)



–         Head of the Department of Arab Affairs and Representative of the Ministry in the Israel-Lebanon Monitoring Group (1999-2000)



–         Director of Economic Affairs (2000-2003)


 


 


Was member of the Lebanese negotiating team for the Association Agreement between Lebanon and the European Union (2001-2002).


Participated in various Arab and Islamic Summit conferences, Arab League meetings as well as in United Nations meetings and various international conferences, including the WTO meetings in Cancun, Mexico (September 2003).



  • Established a network of contacts in various countries, including the Arab world, Africa and Latin America.



EDUCATION


 



  • Diploma of Higher Studies in Economics

St. Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon




  • Diploma from the National Institute of Administration and Development

Beirut, Lebanon




LANGUAGES



             Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Polish and Italian


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