Laith worked and lived in the Middle East most of his life and have developed connections across the region. His interest in the region and economics has allowed him to gradually acquire a significant level of awareness of the region’s economic, social, and political landscape. He had the chance to demonstrate his ability to leverage this regional expertise on numerous occasions during his undergraduate studies in Egypt and his work in Palestine and Sudan.
Laith Joined Solutions as a consultant in 2018 to continue his career in economics and business management, which are in line with his academic background, professional experience and career goals and ambitions.
In 2017, Laith worked at an international development bank (Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa) as part of its Young Professional Program. His responsibilities included assignments that span all the different stages of the project cycle, including sourcing and evaluating, structuring and executing, and monitoring.
In Palestine Laith worked for PADICO Holding as a financial analyst, where his responsibilities included revision of the company’s investment portfolio and proposing measures for value enhancement, identifying new business opportunities in various economic sectors that are in line with PADICO’s investment strategy, and preparing financial assessments including financial projections and valuations for greenfield and brownfield investment opportunities.
Laith holds Master’s degree in finance from Lund University in Sweden. Through its challenging interdisciplinary approach, the school enabled him to gain a valuable understanding of many aspects of business and economics. Laith holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration (with concentration in finance) from the American University in Cairo. Laith is currently a CFA® Level 3 candidate.
During his career, Laith has been exposed to several sectors including: Infrastructure, agriculture, telecommunication, tourism, energy, industry, and real estate.