Suzi Nassif was born in Batroun, North of Lebanon where she completed her secondary schooling before moving to Dubai in the early 1990s. Suzi pursued a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing at the American University in Dubai, graduating in 2001. Driven by a passion for art and literature, Suzi painted relentlessly and went on to take various courses in photography and graphic design. She stumbled upon Paulo Coelho’s books and then met the author in 2003, going on to become his Middle East agent and spearheading the distribution and translation of his books into Arabic.