Dan Azzi is a former chairman and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank in Lebanon. He has also held executive positions for Bear Stearns in Hong Kong, Deutsche Bank in New York, Merrill Lynch in London, UBS in Auckland, and is a regular op-ed writer for several media outlets in Lebanon. He comments on Lebanon’s financial sector under the Twitter handle @dan_azzi. Diwan interviewed Azzi in mid-July to get his perspective on Lebanon’s volatile currency situation, the forensic audit of its central bank— the Banque du Liban—and the ongoing negotiations between its government and the International Monetary Fund.