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Date of birth: // Country of birth: Lebanon Nationality: Lebanese
Septimania , Barcelona, Spain Mobile: +
Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon Mobile: +
// // ESADE Business School Master in Business Administration American University of Beirut Bachelor in Business Administration; Major: Finance Barcelona, Spain Beirut, Lebanon
// CoFounder & Chief Financial Manager of SALAM NGO // Drafted the vision and organized development by annual implementation projects. Raised initial funds of $K for operations and set up the strategic plan for future funding. Beirut, Lebanon & Damascus, Syria Beirut, Lebanon
Independent Financial Consultant
Approached by a Syrian publishing house ETANA Press to evaluate and improve their operational situation. Assessed and analyzed the managerial and financial structure and capacity to evaluate the current efficiency and effectiveness of both national and cross border operations. Findings were implemented and played an instrumental role in helping improve the company´s financial position. Delivered subsequent staff training to the regional and headquarter offices which increased productivity, enhanced internal communication and resolved existing managerial and financial issues. Structured financial accounts and prepared annual statements with an external auditing team that resulted in a successful yearly audit. Implemented cross regional reporting system centralized in Lebanon that established an institutional memory for all activities and formed the basis of an efficient managerial and financial supervision of existing and future offices. Beirut, Lebanon
Medecins du Monde France Activity: French NGO
Finance, Administration & HR Manager Managed the finances and the human resources for the central office and supervised the partner&;s office finances to assist successful humanitarian initiatives that improved hygiene, food quality and medical treatment in Lebanese prisons, and supported nonLebanese prisoners by lobbying on their behalf with the Lebanese authorities. Recruited, trained and supervised new crossfunctional staff that ran successfully a secondary office expanding the organization&;s activities in Lebanon. Developed and allocated annual budgets that were embedded into new successful project proposals, thus extending the organization&;s programs in Lebanon. Controlled and supervised annual spending across multiple projects locations. Consolidated and reported monthly budget stats both to the international HQ and the regional offices and redefined project action plans according to adjusted budgets, all of which secured continuous funding to existing projects. Collected needed data and negotiated contracts with local vendors, suppliers and staff to successfully set up a secondary office while saving the organization % of the initial set up costs. Adapted corporate HR French policies to the Lebanese Labor law to put in place the first written HR manual and supervised its respective implementation within the organization and partner&;s offices. Transformed and enhanced the communication process quality of daily financial positions to international offices by introducing new tools to collect and share data. // Dan Church Aid Activity: Danish NGO Tyre & Sidon, Lebanon
Senior Finance & Administration Officer // Managed project office with staff of members and supported team activities, including mine risk education for + students and refugees by assisting in designing and presenting the material, on a mine field clearance project covering more than +M m land area. Recruited, trained and supervised the Junior Finance and Administration assistant to handle the daily finances allowing the rest of the team the flexibility to work on donor proposals and reporting. Prepared provisional budgets, monthly cash projections and financial reports, securing the flow of funds. Finance & Administration Officer // Facilitated the delivery of aid to families in postwar environment by coordinating and executing the delivery of items such as heaters, blankets and fuel. Facilitated a pleasant productive work environment in post war conditions. Developed missing financial tools to maintain accurate financial and accounting records. // Médecins Sans Frontières Activity: Swiss NGO Beirut, Lebanon
Finance and Administration Officer Facilitated the delivery of medical aid to Lebanese hospitals and internal displaced persons IDPs during the LebaneseIsraeli War by managing the project finances and office administration.
Arabic Native, English Fluent, French Fluent, Spanish Intermediate.
President of Asociación de Consultores Independientes, an ESADE student run Consulting Firm. Director of the Social Sector Consulting Area at Net Impact Club ESADE Chapter. Active member of the ESADE Consulting Club, Clean Tech Club and the Operations Club. Previous Work Experience: months Front Office Sales at BLOM Bank; months Agent at Arab Assurance Advisor.