Alain Abi Rizk
CEO & Founder, One Health

Dr Alain Abi Rizk is a polymath, expert in management, geopolitics, international affairs, entrepreneurship, agriculture, animal health management, physiopathology, stem cells biotechnology, microbiology, virology, cellular biology, molecular biology, oncology, genetics and immunology.

Founder of “One Health SAL” the first animal diagnostics lab in the Middle East, Coordinator of the Agricultural Engineering Program and Associate Professor at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), President of Metrology Chapter at the Lebanese Association for the Advancement of Science (LAAS), Global technical consultant for animal health management, TV anchor at LBC I and MTV Lebanon, Ambassador for Meaningful Business, former Head of Agricultural Sciences Department, former Assistant Dean for International Affairs and counselor for agriculture, animal health, food safety and environment in many Lebanese ministries and international organizations.

Holder of an agricultural engineering diploma specialized in microbiology, a PhD in cellular biology “microorganisms, infections, interactions”, a diploma in Good Laboratory Practices “GLP” and a special certificate in geopolitics.

Appointed as coordinator of GCHERA 2015 “Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences” and the 13th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East.

Has negotiated, drafted, renewed and followed up a large number of International MOUs and agreements.

Previous experience in a multinational pharmaceutical company and an academic expertise with more than 30 peer reviewed articles and a book.