Chief Finance Officer
Director, Support Functions
Ziad Fares was appointed Chief Finance Officer and Director of Support Functions of Guinea Alumina Corporation S.A. (GAC) in August 2019, after being Senior Manager of Strategy and Corporate Development of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), GAC’s parent company, since September 2015. Before joining EGA, Mr Fares held various positions in large consulting firms, including The Boston Consulting Group and Booz & Company.
Mr Fares holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Automation and Control from École Supérieure d’Électricité (Supélec) of Paris. He also holds a diploma in Economics and Risk Analysis of Upstream Projects from the Institut Français du Pétrole of Paris.
Ziad is fluent in Arabic, French and English.