With a strong background in economics, banking and finance, Malak Fares joins Sky News Arabia as a Business Presenter. Her foray into the financial sector began with the role of Bank Supervisor at the Central Bank of Lebanon, where she worked for several years.
Following this, Malak took up the position of Instructor of Financial Management at the University of Dubai for a brief period, before joining Euler Hermes – Allianz as a Senior Credit Risk Underwriter in 2008.
Prior to joining the Sky News Arabia team, Malak was the Head of Counterparty Credit Risk at Bank Audi/Audi Saradar Group in Beirut, where she spent two years from 2010 to 2012.
Malak, who is Lebanese, has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration (BBA) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the American University of Beirut. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter since 2006. Malak is fluent in Arabic and English, and proficient in French. She has participated in many seminars and conferences as an attendant, MC, and speaker and she has moderated a number of panels.