Georges Bou Jaoude is the Chairman and CEO of FFA Real Estate, and General Manager of FFA Private Bank. In the more than two decades since he joined FFA, Georges has been active in the firm’s growth, including its transition from financial institution to private bank, and expansion beyond Lebanon to Dubai. In 2008 Georges spearheaded the launch of FFA Real Estate, a fully-owned subsidiary of FFA Private Bank that acts as a bridge between wealth allocation for the bank’s clients and real estate market solutions. Georges is passionate about forging positive change in the MENA region and since 2008 has been heavily involved and active in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Lebanon and MENA Chapters, in which he has held diverse leading roles. He strongly believes in network-building and knowledge-sharing among the global Lebanese community to the benefit of society. In his spare time he is devoted to social entrepreneurship within Lebanon’s rural areas, creating sustainable business enterprises that give back to the community. In addition to his role at YPO he sits on various committees and is a member of the Board of Directors of FFA Private Bank, FFA Dubai Ltd, as well as a number of real estate companies, and is a graduate of business management at the University of La Verne, California.