Headshot for Ambassador Maalouf

Massoud Maalouf is a retired Ambassador and currently representing the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta in the United States and Canada. 

Ambassador Maalouf’s posts outside of Lebanon include serving as the Ambassador of Lebanon to Canada (2007-2009); Poland and the Baltic Republics of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (2003-2004); and Chile (1995-1999). Additionally, Ambassador Maalouf has served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Lebanon in Washington (1990-1995); 

Counselor in the Embassy of Lebanon to the Vatican (1983-1987); First Secretary in the Embassy of Lebanon in Tunisia (1980-1983); and Consul in the Lebanese Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria (1972-1977). Under the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Massoud Maalouf served as Acting Director of Protocol (1987-1989); Head of the Department of Arab Affairs (1999-2000); Vice-Chairman of the Lebanese negotiating delegation for the Association Agreement between Lebanon and the European Union (2001-2002); and Director of Economic Affairs (2000-2003). 

Additionally, Ambassador Maalouf is very active within the Arab-American community by participating in numerous Arab and Islamic summits, Arab League meetings, United Nations meetings, and various international conferences. More recently, he established Maharat for Development (M4D), an American non-profit organization dealing with human rights, freedom of religion, expression, and gender equality in the MENA region.