Mu’taz Sawaf

Al Mu’taz Wassef Al Sawaf, born in Beirut in 1950, married and has one child. He completed his high school studies at the International College, with a Bachelor Degree in Architecture in 1974 from the American University of Beirut.

Over the past 40 years, he has spent his time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of construction and development, 30 years of which have been with the Saudi Binladin Group, where he helped establish huge projects in the Kingdom including the Jamarat Bridge, Madinah, Makkah House Extension, universities, residential complexes, roads, etc…

He also established factories and industrial complexes in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Morocco, especially in the field of building materials, including trade.

He developed businesses in the food and textile industries, including manufacturing and trading.

Founded, with AGFUND, the series of microfinance banks “Ibdaa”, which is a non-profit organization to help the neediest families in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Mauritania.

He recently founded a family holding company, Al Maymouna Holding S.A.L, to invest and manage various projects in the fields of construction, health, food, and textiles.

Sawaf is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut since 2014, a member of the Board of Trustees of the International College Beirut School since 2015, and a member of the Board of Trustees of social welfare institutions in Lebanon, the Islamic Orphanage since 2022.