Marcel Cassard manages a family office and is on the board of several companies. Prior to this he spent 18 years at Deutsche Bank, London, where he was Global Head of Fixed Income and Economics Research and member of the Global Markets Executive Committee. Earlier in his career, Marcel spent five years in the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC. He also worked at the Council of Economics Advisers in the Executive Office of the U.S. President. Marcel holds a PhD in Economics from Columbia University. He is part of the Lebanese International Finance Executives Advocacy Committee.