Dr Michel Abs is the general secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches since 2020.
- Economist and Sociologist, holder of B.A., M.A. and higher diplomas in both fields and a PhD in Sociology with a focus on Economic Behavior/Entrepreneurship.
- University Lecturer for 42-years, doctoral dissertations advisor and member of the Research Ethics Committee at Saint Joseph University-Beirut
- Four decades experience in business, education and development planning and management
- Social activist dealing with Interreligious-Interethnic Dialogue, Social Justice and Sociocultural Development, promoting the culture of dialogue, openness and justice.