BDF Board of Trustees  is comprised of highly reputable and knowledgeable individuals who are responsible for overseeing the management of the foundation.

President Engineering & Construction at CCC, active in many economic institutions around the world, board member of more than 28 regional and internationally renowned economic organizations and institutions
Samer Khoury

Chairman

PLO spokeswoman, former minister of Higher Education, legislator, activist, and scholar. Official spokesperson for the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East peace process, and has been elected numerous times to the Palestinian Legislative Council.

Hanan Ashrawi

Vice Chairman

Active member of several NGOs and groups including membership of the board of commissioners of the Palestinian Independent Commission on Human Rights. Author of several studies, manuals and national reports on: Jerusalem, education, youth, women and management.

Varsen Aghabekian

Secretary

Former prime minister and foreign minister, member of Jordanian senate and Former advisor to King Hussein.
Abdel Salaam Al Majali

Member

Former Head of Battir village council
Akram Bader

Member

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Palestine Studies.
Basel Aql

Member

Director at Khatib & Alami, former chairman of Taawon
Faisal Al Alami

Member

Mr. Kattan gained experience in administrative affairs when he worked as an administrative manager in ACA Company for tourism and also through his work with the engineering company.
Fouad Kattan

Member

Founder and Chairman/CEO of the Crescent Group of companies, Sharjah UAE
Hamid Jaafar

Member

Former mayor of Beit Sahour
Hani Hayek

Member

Former CEO at National Bank of Kuwait; Board Member of the Centre for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University
Ibrahim Dabdoub

Member

Founder and President of Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture in Bethlehem.
Mitri Raheb

Member

Former minister of tourism, Former Chairman of the Jordan Bar Association
Mitri Abu Aita

Member

Palestine’s Ambassador to UNESCO.
Munir Anastas

Member

General Director of Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS); former minister of planning, former minister of finance, former president of Birzeit University.
Nabeel Kassis

Member

Founder and previous Chairman of PROJACS, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Welfare Association TAAWON

Nabil Qaddumi

Member

Former VP Capital Trust. Board of directors Lebanon Invest, Sutton Place Gourmet, International Pepsi-Cola; Former member council foreign relations New York Middle East Institute, First Chicago Bank, Occidental Petroleum, Senior VP/GM Arab Bank Europe, Middle East, Africa First City, Texas, London.
Odeh Aburdene

Member

Israeli-Arab politician and former mayor of Nazareth
Ramez Jaraisy

Member

Palestinian businessman in UAE with many charitable acts in Palestine, among the recipients is Birzeit University Faculty of Law and Public Administration
Riad Al Sadek

Member

Jordanian-Palestinian businessman. Founder and chairman of Arab Supply and Trading Company and the Palestine Securities Exchange (PSE).
Sabih Al-Masri

Member

A Palestinian refugee, member of the Lebanese Lawyers Union, lecturer at the Lebanese University and the American University of Beirut.
Salah Al Dabbagh

Member

Former governor of Bethlehem
Salah Al-Tamari

Member

Is former Group Vice President Treasury, Insurance and Relations at CCC (Consolidated Contractors Company). He has also served as the legal representative of CCC with the Greek authorities, including Greek courts; Board of Directors Financial Committee; Member of the Board of Executive Operational Committee; Members of the Board of companies owned by CCC; Deputy Governor for the “Arab Monetary Fund Abu Dhabi
Saleh Jallad

Member

Director of Education/ Bethlehem at the Ministry of Education. Former Board of BDF Director.
Sami Mroua

Member

Chairman of Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Former Board of BDF Director.
Samir Hazboun

member

Suheil Sabbagh

Member

Former mayor of Bethlehem
Vera Baboun

Member

Palestinian historian, General Secretary and co-founder of the Institute for Palestine Studies
Walid Al Khalidi

Member

Regional Managing Director of UAE & Palestine Operations for CCC
Walid Salman

Member

Successful Palestinian-American businessman and entrepreneur
Zahi Khouri

Member

Mr. Al Bandak served in the PA as Minister of Tourism, Minister of Local Governments, and Minister of Labor. Currently he is the advisor to the President for Christian Affairs and head of the Presidential Committee for the Restoration of the Church of Nativity. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Dresden.
Ziad Al Bandak

Member

Civil engineer from the University of Texas, Austin, taught at AUB, then joined Khatib & Alami. Member of the PLO Executive Committee in 1970; head of its Palestinian National Fund.
Zuhair Al Alami

Member