Akram Safa is the co-founder of Marine Holding, an international shipbuilding group.
He is also involved in movie industry as executive producer of « Capernaum », a film written and directed by Nadine Labaki, winner of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and released in October of the same year.
Born in 1958, Akram Safa spent his youth in Beirut until he obtained his baccalaureate. He attended the renowned Champville Marist College. He moved to the United States in the late 1970s and entered Ohio University (OSU) to complete a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree. He then joined the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and obtained a Master’s degree in civil engineering.