Walid Hanna – Managing Partner, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) Walid’s fifteen years of experience include corporate finance, new venture development, and private equity.
Prior to founding MEVP, he was the CEO of Dubai International Capital’s venture arm, the Arab Business Angels Network (ABAN), which manages two regional seed venture funds as well as a Business Angels network. Before ABAN, he was on the investment-management team of Abraaj Capital. Walid has also co-founded, invested in, or led several startups in Lebanon, spanning a range of industries, including technology, consumer finance, and hospitality (Orange Holding). Walid is a member of the Young Arab Leaders, a member of Lebanese Business Angels and a founding board member of the World Business Angels Association. He holds a Bachelor’s of Economics from McGill University (Canada), and a Master’s in Finance from Hautes Études Commerciales, H.E.C (France).