Philippe El Khazen
Philippe serves as Vice President at Valor. He primarily focuses on special projects within the office of the CEO.
Philippe joined Valor in 2012 as an Operations Specialist. In this capacity, he provided operational support to several portfolio companies across the consumer, manufacturing, and engineered products sectors. His work focused on operational improvements and interim portfolio management to support high growth environments.
Prior to joining Valor, Philippe was a member of the aerospace navigation laboratory at the Illinois Institute of Technology where his research focused on the integrity performance of the Global Navigation Satellite System using both GPS and Galileo constellations.
Philippe holds a Master’s degree in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (with Highest Honors) from the Illinois Institute of Technology, as well as a Master’s degree in Mechanical and Materials Engineering from INSA of Strasbourg, France. In addition, Philippe was awarded the CFA charter in September 2016. He is fluent in French and Arabic and conversational in Spanish.