Nabil N. El-Hage is Chairman of Academy of Executive Education and a faculty member for Iclif, where he teaches in the Financial Institutions Directors’ Education Program (FIDE). Professor El-Hage recently served as Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School, where he also held various other positions, including Senior Associate Dean for External Relations. At Harvard, he taught courses in corporate finance, private equity, and corporate governance, for eight years.
Mr. El-Hage is a practitioner as well as an academic, having served as Chairman and CEO of Jeepers! Inc, a private equity-financed national chain of indoor theme parks, for nearly 10 years. He also has operating experience in private equity and venture capital with TA Associates and Advent International, and as CFO of Back Bay Restaurant Group, a listed restaurant holding company.
Mr. El-Hage has taught and consulted extensively for central banks, financial institutions, multinational corporations, sovereign wealth funds, and family businesses. Representative clients include the Central Bank of Bahrain, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, The Carlyle Group, and Saudi Arabia Economic and Development Holding Co.
Mr. El-Hage currently serves on four boards of directors, including a multinational Property and Casualty insurance company and a $25 billion MassMutual Life Insurance Company-affiliated mutual fund complex.