Chaouki has more than 20 years of experience in Private Banking. He was responsible for the private banking division and wealth management as General Manager, Head of Private Banking & Wealth Management Department at International Bank of Qatar (ibq) and have been instrumental in the growth and profitability of the division during his time as head. Chaouki was recently honored as “Best Private Banker of the Year 2016” among a large group of regional CEOs, senior Bankers and Officials gathered at The Banker Middle East Industry Awards, the Region's leading Awards Programme. Chaouki joined ibq in 1998 as an Assistant Relationship Manager in Private Banking and held senior managerial positions in the private banking business. Chaouki also served as secretary of the board of directors since the founding of ibq’s board. Chaouki is a graduate of Business Administration, with Honours, from the University of North Carolina, US. He previously held a diplomatic position with The Ministry of Emigrants & Foreign Affairs, Lebanon, in addition to directorship positions in local and listed companies in Qatar representing the Bank.