Chawki Fakhoury joined Berytech in February 2023 as a Program Officer in the ARYAF program under the SME Department, which empowers MSMEs in rural areas and is part of the department’s Programmatic Support and Innovation Unit (PSIU).
He has worked as a warehouse manager/storekeeper for the Lebanese Red Cross national warehouse for both the emergency and disaster management department, where he handled all the donations received by the LRC during the relief support/campaign for the victims of August 4th and in the distribution and receival of the PPE for the entirety of the EMS sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as other types of equipment. Chawki has also been an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) since 2018 in the Gemmayzeh sector.
Dynamic, witty, and ambitious, Chawki is driven by sustainable change, improvement, and impact found in the social entrepreneurship field. He gained a lot of experience and skills from working as a business development fellow for an American foundation focusing on using Biomimicry to find new business solutions and improvements.
Chawki got his bachelor’s degree in business administration, emphasis in finance and entrepreneurship from the American University of Beirut (AUB).
He is a dedicated employee during the day and a passionate mixologist by night. Chawki’s hobbies include camping, hiking, learning about history and the Japanese culture. The Japanese culture has a positive impact on him as he still reads manga and watches anime.