Mr. Jad Najem

Jad Najem is the managing partner of Grey Matter, a Beirut based advisory platform he incorporated in 2017 to offer financial and strategic consultancy services to large corporations, family businesses, as well as small and medium enterprises throughout every phase of the economic cycle. Grey Matter services different clients in Lebanon and the MENA region and is an approved consultant to world-class corporations.
Jad comes from the private equity industry with over 12 years of experience at Colony Capital, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, as well as Edge Capital and Telegraph Capital Partners. Throughout his career, Jad has been involved in different transactions in various sectors and his expertise covers several markets.
Jad sits on the Board of Directors of several companies in Lebanon and the region. He also gives courses in Company Valuation, Financial Management and Financial Analysis at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) as well as Wealth Management and coaching in Corporate Finance at École Supérieure des Affaires (ESA).
Jad earned a bachelor degree in management from Saint Joseph University and master’s degree in Management from École Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) in Lebanon, and a Masters in International Affairs from Poitiers University in France. He is also CVA accredited (Certified Valuation Analyst) and member of the International Association of Consultants, Valuators, and Analysts (IACVA).