Mr. Wael Bayazid


Managing Director and Partner
The Carlyle Group
United States

Mr. Wael Bayazid is managing director and partner of The Carlyle Group, which he joined in 1996. His business with the group revolved around developing businesses in the Middle East and Europe. Before joining The Carlyle Group, Bayazid was global country head for Saudi Arabia in the Global Asset Management Group of the Chase Manhattan Bank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. He has an extensive history of working in the banking and financial sector. He is currently the vice chair of ABANA (Arab Bankers Association of North America), a U.S. organization for finance professionals and institutions with an interest in the Middle East and North Africa.