Governance

The ESA Supervisory Board is a Franco-Lebanese board. It has two presidents: the Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, and the Ambassador of France to Lebanon.
Its current structure, in line with the governmental accord dated 1996-04-05 (article 4), is as follows:

Lebanese Segment

  • President: Mr. Riad Salamé, Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon
  • Dr. Saad Andary, Vice Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon
  • Mr. Mohamad El Hout, Chief Executive Officer of Middle East Airlines
  • Basile Yared Esq., Attorney at law
  • Joe Issa El Khoury Esq., Attorney at law

French Segment

  • President: Mr. Bruno Foucher, Ambassador of France to Lebanon
  • Mr. Didier Kling, President of the Paris Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Mr. Jean-Paul Vermès, Vice-President of the Paris Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Mrs. Laurence Auer, Director of Cultural, Academic and Research Cooperation, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGM/DCUR)
  • Mr. Christian Noyer, Honorary Governor of the Banque de France

Auditor of the ESA accounts

Mr. Alfred Nehmé, Managing Partner, DFK - Fiduciaire du Moyen-Orient