Author: Tracy Chamoun

Tracy Chamoun graduated from The University of London with a degree in Sociology and Communication. She speaks three languages fluently: English, French and Arabic. She is the granddaughter of the former president of Lebanon, Camille Chamoun and the daughter of Dany Chamoun, a Lebanese leader/politician assassinated in 1990 with his wife and 2 children. In 2012 Tracy founded Lebanon’s Liberal Democrats Party (LDP) which she presided from 2012 to 2016. In 2013 and 2014 Tracy presented herself twice as a candidate for The Lebanese Parliament in the district of Baabda, the seat of the Lebanese government. Elections were cancelled at the time. In her private career, Tracy has worked as a communication consultant for prestigious companies in the City of London. She was also the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for The Discovery Channel Europe and then when she moved to the USA, she worked for the President and the Chairman of Discovery in International Development where she launched the channel in many countries around the world. Throughout her political career, she has issued many press releases and articles and has been broadly published in many Lebanese newspapers. She is the author of four books: A Nom du Père (1991), Amaré (1993), Le Sang de la Paix (2013), and Thaman el Silm (Arabic, 2013). Au Nom du Père was a bestseller and was awarded the “Prix Vérité” for the best work of non-fiction in 1992. Throughout her political career, she has issued many press releases and articles and has been broadly published in many Lebanese newspapers. She is also the author of a political blog distributed to VIPs including Ambassadors and Government officials. Tracy has been on extensive book tours and had many public speaking engagements in the United States, Canada, France, Belgium, and Switzerland as well as, television appearances, radio interviews and live conferences on the subject of Middle Eastern politics. In 2015, she was asked to represent Lebanon and address to The European Union on the role of Women in Politics in The Middle East. In 2017, she was appointed by the President of the Republic of Lebanon, General Michel Aoun, as the Lebanese Ambassador to The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - where traditionally, her family benefits from excellent historical ties and connections. In 2020, in the wake of the massive and shocking explosion at the Port of Beirut, Tracy announced her resignation from her post as the Lebanese Ambassador in Jordan citing her inability to continue representing the government that she considered responsible for the tragedy through their neglect, incompetence and corruption. Tracy has presently returned to live in Lebanon where she has resumed her political role. She feels that at this time, when Lebanon is in deep trouble, that this is where she needs to be.