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Chadia El Meouchi (Lebanon)

Chair, Global Board; Chair, UK Board

Chadia is Managing Partner of Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm, a leading regional law firm in the Middle East, based in Lebanon and Qatar and is a member of the New York Bar. Chadia is consistently recognized as a leading corporate lawyer in various law guides including Chambers Global, the IFLR, & Global Legal 500. Chadia is board member of various companies, has authored a number of articles, and is frequently invited to speak at conferences.

Chadia is a visiting professor lecturing in the LLM for Business Law/ Master of science Energy at: University Panthéon – Assas Paris II, Paris – France, American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University(LAU). Chadia is also a co-founder in a leading ed-tech startup, LeapLearner, a co-founder and Partner in Aura Capital and a co-founder at ProDG Group.

Chadia has a BCom from Concordia University, a BCivLaw at the University of Montreal, a Master of Laws from Georgetown University (Washington, DC), a post-graduate diploma in Oil & Gas law from Robert Gordon University, an Islamic Finance Qualification from the UK SII and ESA, and a Certificate in ADR from the Canadian International Arbitration Centre.

Chadia is the co-founder of the Middle East Leadership Initiative, a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, the Aspen Corps of Moderators, and of the Aspen Leadership initiatives committee. Chadia is also a co-founder and board member of various NGOs and institutions including Co-Chair of the Human Rights Watch Committee for Lebanon, and a member of the LLM Advisory Council at the LAU.