LIFE Beyond Finance, Eastern Hemisphere

10:30 - 11:30 01 July 2020


Webinar is in UK time as above or
13.30pm Dubai |  17.30pm HK and Singapore |  19.30pm Sydney

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Please join us as we expand

An overview of LIFE with
May Nasrallah |  Chair of the LIFE Board
Omar Slim | Board Member

Followed by a panel discussion with
David Daoud | eLearn2grow
Michele Daoud | Monk’s Hill Ventures
Fadi Khoury |Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Moderated by
Bassel Eleftheriades | Standard Chartered

on Wednesday 1st July 2020
10.30am UK  | 13.30pm Dubai | 17.30pm HK and Singapore | 19.30pm Sydney

Rindala Beydoun | Law
Alexandre Harkous | Tech
Ahmed Youssef | Consultancy

We look forward to connecting then!


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About out speakers

  • David Daoud
    Founder & CEO

    Strong of his 18+ years’ of international experience, of which 15+ years in the financial industry, David worked on various international organizational and FinTech projects across Europe and Asia, with a focus on the Global Transaction Banking (including Payments, Cash Management and Trade Finance), Risks & Compliance. He had the opportunity to collaborate with major banks and Insurance as HSBC Insurance, Credit Agricole CIB, BNP Paribas, Le Credit Lyonnais, Societe Generale CIB. 

    David is Founder and CEO of E-learn2grow, which aims to support its clients to upgrade their knowledge, and skills to keep up with changing environment. E-learn2grow is providing turnkey and tailor-made eLearning's instructional design and corporate trainings services. EL2G is Supporting its clients in moving existing training content to fit the Digital eLearning model, creating easy to access and engaging courses.

    David has also consulting background within Maltem Consulting Group, as Principal Consultant. 

    He is looking forward to continuing to create the bridge between People. He is keen to meet people and to lay down a stepping stone for future partnerships!

  • Michele Daoud
    Monk’s Hill Ventures

    Michele is a Partner at Monk’s Hill Ventures (MHV), a Venture Capital fund focused on early-stage investments in tech startups in Southeast Asia. MHV was established in 2014 and has a portfolio of 24 companies across sectors including FinTech, EdTech, Cybersecurity, HealthTech, Logistics and others. Michele has led investments and sits on the board of several companies including Ninja Van, ELSA, C88, Padlet and BotMD.

    Prior to MHV, Michele was an early employee and Director at Udemy, the largest global online education marketplace where she led strategy and business development. She also worked for Google’s New Products & Services team overseeing display advertising platforms for Europe and MENA. She started her career as a strategy consultant for telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa.

    Michele has a MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut.

  • Bassel Eleftheriadis
    Managing Director
    Standard Chartered

    Bassel is Managing Director in the strategy team of Standard Chartered Bank, which is based in Singapore and supports the Group’s management and business heads on strategy development, articulation, and execution. He focuses on various topics, including Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, and Group level strategic projects.

    Bassel joined the bank in April 2014 after ten years as a strategy advisor with management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, based in Athens and later in Dubai, where he served financial institutions mostly in Europe and the Middle East, on various strategic (market entry, growth strategies), operational and risk topics.
    A civil engineer by training, Bassel also worked briefly in construction in London and Athens.

    Bassel is a dual Greek and Lebanese national. He grew up in Athens where he obtained a French Baccalauréat, série S (scientific) from the Lycée Français d'Athènes. He holds a BEng in Civil Engineering from the University of Bath; an MSc in Concrete Structures from Imperial College London; and an MBA from INSEAD.

    He is passionate about travels and speaks five languages.

  • Fadi Khoury
    Corrs Chamberes Westgarth

    Fadi Khoury is an Australian lawyer providing commercial advice to fund managers, investors and financial services firms.  

    He is a Partner in leading independent firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth.  He has advised on some of Australia's most significant investment management and capital transactions in the real estate, private equity, hedge funds, agricultural and credit sectors.  He is a postgraduate lecturer and member of the Australian Financial Markets Association Accreditation Board.   
    Fadi is rated as one of Australia's Leading Lawyers in Investment Funds and Financial Services by Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers peer based reviews.  

    Fadi holds a Master of Laws and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.