Charbel Azzi is Director at S&P Indices and Regional Head across the Middle East & Africa for Standard & Poor's index business. He joined Standard & Poor's in April 2009 and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Charbel has extensive experience in investment management, portfolio construction, strategy and product development, capital raising and the marketing and sale of investment products and services across the Middle East. He works closely with clients to design and deliver indices and strategies that utilize Standard & Poor's expertise in custom index design, Shariah-compliant investing, asset allocation, commodities, equities and emerging markets.
Prior to joining Standard & Poor's, Charbel worked at Standard Chartered Bank in Dubai as Director of origination for the Middle East and North Africa, working with regional family and private offices, Corporates, pension funds, investment and insurance companies and high net worth clients.
Charbel holds a BBA from the American University in Dubai. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.