Brahim Georges Najem
Farid Zeidan Street, Beirut, Lebanon
(+961) 3789699, [email protected]
2013 - 2014 City University London, MA Global Political Economy
International Finance MicroFinance Development Economics
Economic Diplomacy Capitalism Development & International Politics
2012 - 2013 Université de Lyon (Lyon II), BSc Economics Exchange Programme
European Policy Communication and Negotiation Economic Analysis
Economics & Business Economy of Social Justice
Summer 2012 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Intensive course:
The Political Economy of Public Policy – Department of Economics
2009 - 2012 Université Saint-Joseph, BSc Economics
Director and Editor of the official economic student magazine : ÉcoLibre
Macroeconomics Microeconomics International Finance Public Finance
Math Econometrics Environmental Economics International Monetary Relations
02-03/2015 CreditBank Beirut, Lebanon
Junior Account Officer - Financing SMEs (Microfinance)
Responsible for soliciting financing request (Financing SMEs in access up to USD
Analyse and mitigate legal risk, financial risk, management risk and industrial risk of
Identify high risk clients to management and recommend in conjunction with legal
Research, write and present credit proposals.
Analyse financial statements and pertinent information to determine creditworthiness.
Counsel SME clients with regard to their borrowing needs.
07-08/2013 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP project) Beirut, Lebanon
Macroeconomics Data Analyst: Economic Research Unit, Ministry of Economy
Updated the statistical database with key macroeconomic indicators and trade series.
Researched and prepared the quarterly economic graphs and analysis.
Updated the Lebanese perception and ranking indicators.
Re-organised the economic research unit’s archives.
08/2011 CreditBank Beirut, Lebanon
Trader Internship : Treasury and Capital Markets, Dealing Room
Learned on ACI the financial markets association.
Daily follow up of the client’s position regarding trading and investments.
Performing daily research to evaluate the economic & market conditions & trends.
Trading and analysing equities, currencies, commodities on US, Europe & MENA
07/2011 iLoubnan.info Beirut, Lebanon
Interviewed market players and wrote informative articles on current affairs.
Researched on background info related to stories, including company’s annual
reports, business operations and market report.
Translated articles : Arabic, French, English.
07/2010 Société Générale Groupe Beirut, Lebanon
Teller and Customer Advisor
Performed financial transactions.
Observing anti-money laundering requirements.
Account creating, management and customer follow up.
2009 - 2012 Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Beirut, Lebanon
Marketing support on social networks.
Promoted work and message of the organisation among the youth by contacting
and implementing workshops in schools and universities.
Helped the organisation at the shelter.
02-06/2011 ÉcoLibre, official student magazine of the Faculty of Economics Beirut, Lebanon
Director and Editor
Introduced the main subject of the issue.
Created directives and deadlines.
Published articles : “Sauvegarder le charme de Beyrouth”, “Pollution automobile à
Beyrouth, un danger bien réel”, “Internet a aussi sa part négative sur
Languages, IT Knowledges & Interests
English: fluent; French: native; Arabic: native.
Very good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
Basic knowledge of Bloomberg and Reuters trading platforms.
Interests: Ping Pong; Squash and Attending Political and Economics Debate.
Academic and professional references are available upon request.