Dr. Imad Itani serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at Al Makassed Philanthropic Islamic Association of Beirut since 2002.
He started his banking career at Bank Audi in 1997, after having worked for a few years in Corporate Finance for major energy companies in Canada.
Dr. Itani formed and headed the team that successfully launched the Bank’s Retail business line, today a major pillar of the Bank’s innovative and leading position.
In 2002, he was appointed Deputy General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors. In 2004, he was appointed General Manager – Group Head of Retail Banking of the Bank Audi Group, and Head of Group Islamic Banking. But in July 2020, Dr. Itani resigned from his executive role and now remains a non-executive member of the Board of Directors.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and is a former lecturer in Economics and Finance to graduate students at the American University of Beirut.