Mayor of Beirut and President of the Committee of the Lebanese Mayors
Holder of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from The George Washington University and a Master Degree in Transportation Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He started his career with an Engineering Consultant firm in Saudi Arabia and established multiple businesses in development and trade in Dubai. Year 2001 the late Prime Minister Rafik Hariri appointed him to as the President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction of Lebanon. Between 2005 and 2009, as CEO of Abdali Company he initiated and led the development and management of Amman’s new downtown, “Abdali Project”. He then moved to Saudi Arabia to work with one of the leading Saudi construction companies doing major projects in the defense industry. In 2014 he returned to Lebanon and was appointed as GM of Solidere. Jamal Itani was elected as The Mayor of Beirut in 2016 for a term of 6 years.