DR. JOSEPH TORBEY

• Head of the Income Tax Department at the Ministry of Finance from 1970 until 1988.

 

• Chairman and General Manager of Credit Libanais - http://www.creditlibanais.com/ - since 1988 which is a Financial Group gathering banks and companies operating locally and regionally in the fields of investment banking, insurance, leasing, electronic payment, information and technology, business centers, and travel and tourism.

 

• Chairman of Credit Card Management (CCM) - http://www.ccm.com.lb/ - from 1994 until 2009.

 

• Chairman of International Payment Network (IPN) from 1997 until 2008.

 

• Chairman of the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) - http://www.abl.org.lb/ -.  Dr. Torbey is currently heading the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL), after having previously served the same position for three mandates (from 2001 until 2005 and from 2009 till 2013). This Chairmanship came as a result of his active role in the Association since 1992 when he was Board Member and Chairman of the Legal Committee.

 

 

• Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) - http://www.uabonline.org/ - Dr. Torbey served for two consecutive terms as the Chairman of the UAB from April 2001 until May 2007.  However, Dr. Torbey’s involvement in the Union dates back to 1995 when he served as Vice Chairman until 2001.  At the end of his Chairmanship mandates, Dr. Torbey refused the unanimous proposal of the Board to amend the Union bylaws in order to remain at the head of UAB and accepted instead the position of Chairman of the Executive Committee in May 2007.  This position entitled Dr. Torbey to continue his dedication to the UAB without setting a bylaws amendment precedent.

 

• Member of the Executive Committee and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences (Jordan) since 2001. http://www.aabsf.org/.

 

• Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institut Supérieur d'Etudes Bancaires (ISEB) at St Joseph University (Beirut) http://www.usj.edu.lb/.

 

• Chairman of the World Union of Arab Bankers (WUAB) since 2006. For more information about the Union, please visit http://www.wuab.org/.

 

• Chairman of the Maronite League - http://www.maronite-league.org.lb/ - from March 2007- till March 2013.