Founder of Wasta
Charbel works in the Banking & Infrastructure team at Gilbert + Tobin, a leading Australian commercial law firm. In August 2018 he founded Wasta and joined the University of Sydney’s Genesis StartUp program. Wasta tracks the movement of grants and financial aid between intermediaries to ensure that it ends up in the right hands.
Prior to founding Wasta and working in corporate law, Charbel led business development at a Sydney-based legal technology start-up where he beat out hundreds of competitors globally to win best international RegTech solution.
Charbel has a strong background in business development, business execution and has a highly entrepreneurial spirit. He is interested in leveraging emerging technology to create lasting social impact in developing nations, especially around governance and transparency in public sector projects.