A trustee since 2014 and a former AUB student (1977-79), Nabil Habayeb is the Senior Vice President of General Electric and President and CEO of GE’s International Markets. He is responsible for leading GE across international markets outside Europe and North America. Mr. Habayeb is passionate about promoting access to healthcare and education and is a champion of youth empowerment and the role of women in business leadership. He is also the founding member of the Arabian Gulf States Institute, a Washington, DC-based think tank; and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development. Mr. Habayeb ranks first on Forbes Middle East’s “Global Meets Local—Top 100 Executives in the Arab World” list. He is a graduate of Syracuse University (BS, mechanical engineering, ’80; MS mechanical engineering ’82).