EDMOND J. SAFRA
Mr. Edmond J. Safra was one of the most accomplished bankers of the 20th century, having established an unparalleled reputation for financial acumen and trust. Scion of a respected Aleppo family whose roots in banking began during the age of the Ottoman Empire, Edmond Safra used his considerable talents to build a business that spanned more than thirty countries across the globe.
Mrs. Lily Safra shared her commitment to caring for the less fortunate with her husband, Mr. Edmond J. Safra, one of the twentieth century’s most accomplished bankers and founder of the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation. Since her husband’s passing she has chaired this Foundation, which supports projects related to education, science and medicine, religion, culture, and humanitarian relief in over 40 countries.