Former Second Vice-Governor of the Banque du Liban (the Central Bank of Lebanon)
Saad Andary served as the Second Vice-Governor of the Banque du Liban (the Central Bank of Lebanon), and as “Membre du Conseil de Surveillance de l’Ecole Supérieure des Affaires” between April 2009 and March 2019. He was instrumental in directing “Lebanon’s Young Entrepreneurs” initiative, which was launched by BDL in 2009 with support from ESA and the civil society, and in introducing a number of initiatives to develop Lebanon’s knowledge eco-system.
Prior to his duties as regulator, Mr. Andary held several senior executive positions in the financial sector including, Deputy General Manager (BBAC), General Manager (Kuwaiti Interests for Financial Investments), and Head of Treasury (Arab Bank, Lebanon). He Chaired the Association of Banks' Human Resources Committee and was until his last appointment member of the Board of Directors of Capital Insurance & Re-Insurance. In the Academic field he served for many years as the Director of the Institute of Money & Banking at the American University of Beirut, and as Associate Professor at the Lebanese American University’s Business School.
Mr. Andary also served as Chairman of the International Chambers of Commerce’s Anti-Corruption Commission which prepared a draft law for Combatting Corruption.
Mr. Andary holds a Ph.D. (Econ.) from the University of Aberdeen (U.K.); M.A. (Econ.) from Durham University (U.K.); and B.A. from A.U.B.