Hamza Bennani comes to Johnson with a background in finance and retail. His diverse background includes experience in capital markets equity research in MENA region, in management of purchasing for the French retailer Carrefour and lived in Italy, France and Morocco, where he is native. At Cornell, Hamza currently pursues a dual degree MBA and Masters in Real Estate. He is actively involved with the Emerging Markets Institute and with Cornell Associate Real Estate Council Club. Hamza has a passion for developing commercial real estate and retail businesses within emerging markets. After the completion of the dual degree, he intends to pursue a career where he can leverage his interests in real estate development.