Nabil Sayadi

  • Regional director of the Global Relief Foundation

Born in Lebanon, Nabil Sayadi was the Director of the European branch of the Global Relief Foundation (GRF), known by its French translation Fondation Secours Mondiale. Sayadi opened the office in 1995. His wife, Patricia Vinck, a Belgian convert to Islam, served as Secretary of the organization.

Both Sayadi and his wife were placed on the United States and United Nations global terrorism lists because of their numerous ties to al Qaeda.

Muhammed Galeb Kalaje Zouaydi and Mamoun Darkazanli, two Syrians who were indicted in Spain for being al Qaeda financiers, were said to have transferred hundreds of thousands of dollars to GRF via Sayadi. Sayadi calls Zouaydi a “good friend.”

Sayadi currently lives in Putte, outside Brussels, with his wife and four children.