Our Board

These are just a few of the amazing people supporting us and our work.

Zahi Wadih Khouri

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Palestinian National Beverage Company (NBC-Coca-Cola licensee) Mr. Khouri is a leading Middle East businessman and holds a number of executive positions and Board Memberships including Chairman of Palestine Tourism & Investment Company. (PTIC), Jacir Palace Intercontinental in Bethlehem, the Jerusalem Investment Tourism (JIT), and Intram Investments Inc in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Khouri is also Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Development & Investment Co (Padico).


Mr. Khouri was an Executive Board Member of the Olayan Group in Saudi-Arabia (as CEO of Olayan Saudi Holdings) and NY (as CEO of Olayan Development Co) for over 20 years. He also holds a number of civic positions among others, the Chairman of NGO Development Center (NDC) in Jerusalem, the Palestine Business Committee for Peace and Reform (PBCPR) in Washington, the Carter Advisory body in Palestine and Chairman of the local chapter of Partners for New Beginning, affiliated with Aspen Institute.

Mr. Khouri received an M.B.A. from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), Fontainebleau, France and an M.Sc. in Engineering from the Technische Hochschule Stuttgart in Germany. He ended his high school studies at the IC in Beirut, Lebanon.

Mr. Khouri is fluent in Arabic, English, German and Spanish.