SENIOR STAFF

Fady Bustros, Communication & Relations Director Bustros is a former banker and management consultant. He was entrusted with the set up of the Foundation's governance tools and resources.

Firas Maksad, U.S. Program Manager A government affairs specialist and political consultant on the Middle East based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Foundation, Maksad was a consultant with law firm DLA Piper and a Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group. He also worked for the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Relations. He is based in Washington, DC.

Amanda Nimmer, U.S. Program Coordinator. Nimmer joined the Foundation from a start-up strategic communications company where she was involved in activities ranging from business development and marketing to contracting and finance. She oversees and coordinates day-to-day operations and is based in Washington, D.C.

Paul Eid, Assistant Treasurer. Eid has more than 15 years of experience in the Corporate Finance field. He oversees the financial operations of various corporations in the Middle East & the U.S.; Eid operates out of Beirut.