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.