Ramez F. Sousou

Ramez Sousou is Founder and co-CEO of TowerBrook Capital Partners. TowerBrook is an international investment firm operating in Europe and the United States.

He was previously co-Head of Soros Private Equity and was a member of the Management Committee of Soros Fund Management. Prior to that, he was a senior member of the Principal Investments group of Goldman Sachs.

He is a board member of Alpha International, the U.S. Middle East Project, the William Wilberforce Trust, The Lambeth Trust and The American School in London. He is a former Trustee of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) and was the founding Chairman of the Private Equity Foundation.

He is a graduate of Harvard University where he was a Harvard College Scholar, and Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar. He is married to Tiziana Sousou and they have three children.



General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

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Will Greater Israel Transform into Greater Palestine?

The future for Israelis and Palestinians has never been bleaker than it is now, in the wake of the savage assault by two Palestinians on Jewish worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue.

The trauma of the event falls most heavily on Israelis, for Palestinians in the West Bank have lived for some time now in despair of their future and the future of their children, seeing no end to Israel’s occupation. In contrast, many Israelis have believed that denying millions of Palestinians in the West Bank their right to self-determination and statehood is a “sustainable” state of affairs. This illusion has been shattered by the assault on the Jerusalem synagogue. Israelis are now experiencing some of the insecurity and hopelessness so deeply felt by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, and also by Israel’s Arabs, particularly the ones in East Jerusalem.

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