The Middle East Study Centre and The Balfour Project with Professor Salam Fayyad

The Prime Minister Lecture

Professor Salam Fayyad

Prime Minister of The Palestinian National Authority (2007-2013)

“In conversation with Salam Fayyad”

Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor (Director, MESC)

Sir Vincent Fean (Trustee, The Balfour Project Charity; MESC)

Sir Tom Phillips (MESC)

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Salam Fayyad

Visiting Senior Scholar and Lecturer

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Princeton University

Office: 218 Bendheim


Date of Birth: April 12, 1952 (Nablus, Palestine)

Higher Education: Bachelor of Science, American University of Beirut (1975)

MBA, St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas (1980)

Ph.D. (Economics), The University of Texas at Austin (1986)

Previous Positions:

Assistant Professor, Yarmuk University, Jordan (1986-1987)

Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Assistant to Executive Director, Advisor to Executive Director, Resident Representative, and Senior Resident Representative, International Monetary Fund (1987-2002)

General Manager, Arab Bank (Palestine, 2002)

Minister of Finance, Palestinian National Authority (2002-2005)

Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and Chairman of its Budget Committee (2006)

Prime Minister, Palestinian National Authority (2007-2013)

Honors and Affiliations:

Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Texas at Austin (2010)

Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for the MENA Region (2014)

Distinguished Statesman, Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft’s Center on International Security (2014)

Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2017)

Distinguished Fellow, Brookings Institution (2018)

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