We, at Fondaton Diane, are passionate people! Crazy about Lebanon and its people!!!
Our goal is to Awaken Citizens on the virtues of the Eco-sustainable development. We invite you all to Take Action with us to actively impact our society. Let's do this together!
Fadi El Hage,
Chairholder – Chair of “Fondation Diane” for Education on Eco-Citizenship and Sustainable Development
Fadi holds a PhD in Science education from the Montpellier University, in France. He also holds a Master’s degree in Biology, a certificate of professional aptitude in secondary teaching (CAPES), and a “Training of Trainers” diploma. As an education consultant for over 20 years, he has headed national and international projects. Former Dean of the Faculty of Education at the Saint Joseph University, he now holds the position of “Delegate of the Rector for Professional Development”. He is also the Vice-President of the Association for the Development of Education Assessment Methodologies (ADMEE) and national Delegate of Unesco Chair “Global Health and Education”. He is also member of the advisory board of the “International foundation for women's empowerment”. Professor El Hage is also the author of several conferences and scientific publications.
Coordinator – Chair of “Fondation Diane” for Education on Eco-Citizenship and Sustainable Development
Celine holds a Master’s degree in environmental science and management, and a bachelor’s degree in biology. She is familiar with NGO work since her young age, dedicating her energy to various humanitarian and environmental causes. She holds a special interest in the fields of climate preservation and climate change on which she emphasized her Master’s thesis. Previously, she worked as a water resources management and climate change intern at ACTED as well as a research intern at Centre de Recherche en Environnement – Espace Méditerrannée Orientale (CREEMO).
Communication & Fundraising Specialist - Chair of “Fondation Diane” for Education on Eco-Citizenship and Sustainable Development
Tracy holds a Diploma of Agricultural Engineering from the the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK). She worked as a processing Assistant Manager at Hawa Chicken for 2 years. She currently holds the position of a Communication and Fundraising specialist at the Chair of "Fondation Diane" where she drafts project and budget proposals and seeks funds for their implementation in collaboration with the Chair’s coordinator. She monitors submitted proposals, develops, and implements the communication activities of the Chair, including website management, social media platforms and newsletter.
Selim El Chami,
Head of Investment and Advisory
Selim holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from ESIB (Lebanon) and a Masters from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris. He has over 18 years of banking experience out of which he spent the last twelve years providing investment banking advisory services and capital raising with deals originating from Europe to the Middle East. Prior to heading VIRIDIS Investment Fund within Fondation Diane, Selim was in charge of various investment banking departments as a senior executive with Lebanese and regional banks. He also acted as a consultant throughout his career, and has lately founded his own consultancy practice. His investment banking experience spans across financial services including M&A, private placements, securitization, project finance, syndication, and investments in private equity funds, mutual funds, real estate, etc.
Senior Financial Analyst
Eddie holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Notre Dame University (NDU). He has cleared CFA levels 1 and 2 from the first attempt and he is currently a level 3 candidate. With several years of experience in investment, portfolio management, and finance, Eddie provides investment, portfolio monitoring, and operational support to the team. He is responsible for developing financial models through benchmarking and process analysis, forecasting cost projections and budgeting, comparing anticipated and actual results in order to identify areas of improvement.
Business Development Manager
Joumana holds a BS in "Management Information Systems" from the State University of New York, and a certificate in "Proficiency in English" from the University of Michigan. She was a former consultant on a service contract base at UNICEF, a project with the Center for Educational Research and Development (CRDP), Ministry of Education and Higher Education in the position of an Advisor to the CRDP President. Joumana has more than 15 years experience in management and its different fields, to name the development management, purchase management, marketing management, personnel management, office management and others. Throughout these years, she put in effort into her soft skills and was able to inspire, motivate and encourage her teammates in order to help them become more productive.
Nancy holds a PhD in Environmental Management from Hautes Ecoles Sorbonne Arts et Métiers, HESAM Université, and MBA in International Business Research from Montreal University. With over 15 years of experience in the industrial field, mainly in paper, cardboard and plastics manufacturing and recycling. Nancy is an expert in developing and implementing integrated quality, environmental and food safety management systems. Also, she has a vast experience in project management and in training and coaching “green” entrepreneurs.
Georgina El Khoury,
Chief Accountant and Procurement Coordinator
Georgina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting and Auditing (BBA) at the Lebanese University in 2017. Being a fresh graduate, she has good experience in the accounting field. Georgina has a teamwork spirit, is self-motivated and is persistent in acquiring knowledge and competencies in order to expand her skills and develop her career.
Project Coordinator and HR
Pamela holds a Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resources Management from Sagesse University. Pamela is a nature lover. This is why she fits perfectly with the mission and vision of Fondation Diane; to make Lebanon a better place.
Communication & Marketing Manager
Lara holds a BA in Advertising and Marketing from Notre Dame University (NDU). With over 8 years of experience in Communication & Marketing, Lara utilizes her creativity and know-how in the latest marketing trends to prepare a Communication & Marketing plan. She is skilled in implementing a full fledge strategy of offline and online media, while using an integrated marketing approach.
Garo holds a Master's degree in Marketing and Management from the Lebanese University. Garo has over 20 years of experience in Marketing and Sales, and he is currently in charge of managing RayMondo, the 1st Green Industrial Hub in Lebanon. With excellent communication skills and a friendly approach, Garo knows how to ensure a win-win situation for our tenants and stakeholders.