Chadi Abou Nohra joined Berytech in November 2021 as manager of the Food System Challenge program – WFP.
Between 2001 and 2021, Chadi amassed highly diversified knowledge as a corporate banker, having headed credit advisory units, with a focus on manufacturing industries and commodities trade.
Over this period, he helped prepare, set, close and deploy several project finance deals with an aggregate exposure exceeding USD 2 Billion, including erection of oil terminals, extensions of cement production plants.
Specialized in the oil and gas segment, Chadi built himself an extensive skillset in all matters related to the sector, including multi-party supply structuring, specific trade finance arranging, and cash management.
In 2019, Chadi established and headed the Special Funds unit at a leading regional bank, managing the institution’s strategic external funds and related International Financial Institutions relations, including Green/Environmental funds.
This unit was entrusted with special missions related to high-level strategic projects, and the handling of business relations with regulatory authorities. He helped establish the processes, legal and compliance framework, and operations related to the necessity goods subsidies program, in coordination with the Central Bank of Lebanon.
Chadi holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universite St Joseph and an MBA from Universite Paris IX Dauphine. He is a Lebanese and US citizen, married, and father to one boy. He is a History buff and is deeply passionate about Tech in all its forms.