Henley & Partners opened its first office in Beirut, Lebanon, on 13 April 2016. The grand opening was held in conjunction with a Global Citizenship Seminar, which covered key developments in residence and citizenship planning, and featured a special keynote address by the Honorable Dr. Joseph Muscat, the Prime Minister of Malta.
Attendees heard first-hand from some of the world’s most respected professionals in the field, as well as Malta’s Prime Minister, who delivered an insightful speech on how Malta is setting a new standard in attracting foreign capital and investment. Yiannis Karousos, the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Cyprus, was also in attendance and delivered a fascinating speech on Cyprus as a tailored investment destination.
The Beirut office will be headed up by Marc Menard, the Managing Partner of Henley & Partners Lebanon. Menard previously held the position of Managing Partner of Swiss Insurance Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd, a Henley & Partners group company.
Over the years, Menard has built up a strong international experience while working in different companies around the world, including the US, the UK, Australia and Hong Kong. He has developed an extensive knowledge and a deep understanding of today’s globalized world and uses this to deliver the best solutions for private individuals interested in residence and citizenship planning.