Marina Chamma Marina Chamma Senior Investment Officer Consultant Marina Chamma is a Beirut-based political economist and development professional, and Alfanar's Senior Investment Officer Consultant in Lebanon. Prior to joining Alfanar, she worked as a Senior Economist at the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL), and before that at the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon, Banque du Liban and Lebanon's Permanent Mission to the UN in Vienna. Having started her university studies at Sophia University in Tokyo, she graduated from the American University of Beirut with a B.A. in Political Science and obtained a M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. Marina is also an author and published her first book, a collection of short stories inspired by Beirut, in July 2020.