Eng. Al Bandak served in the PA Government as Minister of Tourism, Minister of Local Governments, and Minister of Labor. Currently he is the advisor to the Palestinian President for Christian Affairs, and head of the Presidential Committee for the restoration of the Church of Nativity.
Ziad Al Bandak


With an educational background in economics and business management, Mrs. Khoury had a rich and diverse professional life and held responsible positions. She also served as the Ambassador of Palestine in France from 2006-2010 and Minister of Jerusalem Affairs in 2005-2006.
Hind Khoury

Vice Chairman

Nafez Husseini is the VP of ICT & Digital Business of the Greece based Consolidated Contractors Company. Holds a Bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut and a Masters from California State University – Sacramento specializing in Management & Information Technology. Active in promoting Knowledge-Based economies. Board member of The Middle East Investment Initiative (MEII), Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS), Partners for Sustainable Development, Education for Employment, Arab Ameri Care Foundation.
Nafez Husseini


Mr. Abu Dayyeh is the Vice President of Netours and the General Manager of Net Transport. He serves in the board of Bethlehem University and chair of the Bethlehem University Institute for Trade and Tourism.
Hani Abu Dayyeh

Head of Public Relations and BDF Friends

Dr. Jallad is a financial consultant at Consolidated Contractors Group CCC, Athens. He is holding a Ph.D. in Economics and Banking from University of Notre Dame USA, and a B.A. in Economics from the American University of Cairo.
Saleh Jallad

Head of Governance Committee

Dr. Rizek is the Director General of Bethlehem Health Department. He served as Director of Community and Health Department at MoH. Beside his duties, he teaches Primary Health care, Public Health and Emergency Health Care) in Palestine Ahliya University College.
Mohammad Rizek

Head of Strategic Planning & Projects Committee

Dr. Kattan is the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at Bethlehem University and Founder/ Director of the Master of International Cooperation and Development program (MICAD).
Fadi Kattan


Ph.D. from Moutha University, Jordan, College of Social Sciences, full-time lecturer at college of human sciences, Istiqlal University (Palestinian academy for security sciences).
Kifah Manasra


Ph.D. from the Jordanian University, Jordan, College of Educational Sciences, full-time lecturer at college of educational sciences, Jerusalem Open University (Palestinian Public University). Dr. Abdel Rahman is the Director of Orphan Care Association in Bethlehem, and the representative of the Palestinian Academic Council.
Nael Abdel Rahman


M.A., Modern Middle Eastern and North African Studies; the University of Michigan, 1995. Vice President for Development & Outreach, DIYAR Bethlehem, Palestine.
Rana Khoury


Dr. Batarseh was the Mayor of Bethlehem from May 2005 to November 2012, and Chairman of Bethlehem joint services council, and a former chairman/member of many medical institutions such as Health works committees in the West Bank, currently he is the director of Beit Sahour Medical Center.
Victor Batarseh