Samir Aita is the president of the Circle of Arab Economists.

He served as CEO for Framasoft and set up a consulting company in economics and information technologies.

He was advisor to the Chairman of Société Générale in Lebanon.

He was Editor in Chief and Managing Director of Le Monde Diplomatique Arabic Editions.

He holds a DEA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires and from HEC Management (CPA-HEC).