About The Speaker
Salim Rabbani is Managing Director of Rabbani Trading & Consulting (RTC). RTC is an international business development, stakeholder development and (M&A) strategy consulting firm specialized working for leading globally operating firms active in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and vice versa, in The Netherlands. RTC is a family owned business and was established in The Netherlands more than 60 years ago when Salim’s father came to The Netherlands as an international student from Palestine. Salim’s, other functions include: • Board member of Sawari Venture’s North Africa Fund – providing seed and early stage venture and growth capital to eligible SME’s in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia. • Chairman of the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation, a family foundation which promotes mutual understanding and cooperation between Europe and the Arab world through educational and cultural exchange and dialogue. • Chairman of the Netherlands–Middle East & North Africa Business Council, the leading MENA focused private sector trade and investment promotion organization in The Netherlands. In recognition of his activities in support of Dutch-Arab relations, Salim has been decorated with a Royal Knighthood on behalf of H.M. the King of The Netherlands.