Romen Mathieu is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the EuroMena Funds, covering the Middle East and Africa and regulated under the AIFM directive in Malta (EU).
He is also a board member of the International Chamber of Commerce Lebanon and an active member of eminent organizations supporting SMEs, entrepreneurship programs and corporate governance initiatives across the region.
Armed with more than 25 years of experience in corporate transactions and family-owned businesses, covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa, he also chairs and/or sits on the board of several companies in a diverse range of sectors and countries.
He was a Partner of Ernst & Young Corporate Finance and M&A in France. Prior to that, he worked with Lazard Frères in M&A. He kick-started his career with Arthur Andersen, in its corporate restructuring and finance division in France.
Among the multitude of functions he holds today, he is the Chairman of Khoury Home SAL (the leading household retailer in Lebanon), Chairman of ITWorx ltd (the largest software development and IT services company in the Middle East), and the Vice-Chairman of Al Oyoun Al Dawli Hospital (the largest eye care hospital in Egypt).
Furthermore, he is an Independent Board Member of Chedid Capital Holding SAL (ChedidRe, one of its subsidiaries, is listed among one of the top 20 reinsurance brokers in the world), a Board member of First National Bank SAL (one of the top 10 banks in Lebanon), and a Board member of Sakson Holding SAL (one of the top oil drilling companies covering the Middle East and Africa).
He holds two graduate degrees in Finance (DESS and Magistère) and a master’s degree in Management from the Sorbonne University.