Title: Vice President
Languages: English, Arabic, French
Education: M.B.A., International Business, George Washington University
M.A., International Affairs (International Economics and Economic Development), George Washington University
B.B.A., Marketing, Radford University
Since his first Nathan assignment crisscrossing Africa, Mr. Rachid Benjelloun has worked passionately to build developing countries’ capacity for trade. He now oversees operational, technical, and strategic aspects of the firm’s diverse, expanding trade and logistics business.
Mr. Benjelloun previously was managing director responsible for all trade facilitation projects and related business development activities. He has field experience in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa for projects with USAID and the World Bank.
His leadership was instrumental in forming the ASEAN Single Window, a trade information website for Haiti, and the legal establishment of a food safety agency in Egypt. His USAID work in Egypt, Madagascar, and Uganda strengthened those countries’ participation in trade agreements.