chady zein

Partner - Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Co)

Middle East


Chady Zein is a Partner with Strategy& and a member of the firm’s Private Equity and Sovereign Investment Funds practice in the Middle East.
He has almost 20 years of experience across investments, entrepreneurial ventures and SMEs, digital, and management consulting.

Chady has advised some of the region’s leading private equity and venture capital firms, sovereign investment and development companies, and family conglomerates on their investment strategy and portfolio structures; value creation and transactions; business models and digital agendas; and governance and operating models across various sectors including banking, retail, real estate, oil and gas, infrastructure, and large-scale projects.

He joined Strategy& in 2006, leaving in 2012. His recent experience includes working in FinTech as managing partner at TechnOrion, a company that specializes in digital banking, and he is cofounder of Swittle, an advanced omnichannel invoicing and payment platform. He rejoined the firm in 2020.

Chady holds an MBA from INSEAD, a master’s degree in electrical and systems engineering from Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree in computer and communication engineering from the American University of Beirut.


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