Wall of Fame

Pierre Raffoul

  • Born in Miziara – Al Haref, Zgharta District on April 15, 1951.
  • Former Minister of State to the Presidency of the Lebanese Republic from 2016 to 2019.
  • Director of Sawt El Mada radio station in Lebanon since 2009.
  • Coordinator of the Free Patriotic Movement from 2005 to 2015.
  • Coordinator of the Central Office of National Coordination for the popular movements in support of the Lebanese army from 1988 to 1992.
  • President of the United Australian Lebanese Movement (UALM) from 1992 to 2005.
  • Founded the Arabic and English editions of the Middle East Herald in Australia in 1996; chaired its Board of Directors and was its editor-in-chief until 2005.
  • Holds a PhD in Political Sciences and History from the University of Sydney in Australia.
  • Holds a Master of Arts in Philosophy and a Diploma in Advanced Studies from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK).
  • Authored a book, titled “Aoun of the Lebanese Awakening: a Testimony to History and a Lesson to the Future.”
  • Married to Ms. Nelly Habib Melki with whom he has three children: Marie José, Daniel, and Michel.
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