December 2022 - Present
Strategy Consultant for the Ministry of Culture and Youth, UAE
Design Curator at Dukkan421 at 421, Abu Dhabi
January 2019 - Present
Founder & Coordinator of DESIS-LAB Beirut
October 2018 – April 2019
Chief Advisor at Fantasmeem
January 2014 – March 2015
Operations and Production Manager at Beirut Art Center
January 2013 – Present
Founder & Creative Director at Ghassan Salameh Studio
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November 12, 2020
Dxbdw2020 Talk; "Are Design Thinking methodologies, reshaping policy making in the urban realm?"
November 11, 2020
Dxbdw2020 Talk; "Anticipating solutions for future problems with Speculative and Critical design approaches"
November 15, 2019
Panelist at Downtown Design Forum, “Design economies in the Middle East”
May 24, 2019
MasterClass at IED design festival, "How to establish an independent practice in design and not die trying"
April 12, 2019
Panelist at IED - Milano, "Strong Foundations for Multidisciplinary careers in Design"
February 5, 2019
Panelist at Fantasmeem Focus “Design in Times of Crisis”
April 22 -28, 2018
Participant at TRACING BAUHAUS Study Tour at the Weissensee School for the Arts in Berlin, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt, and the Weissenhofsiedlung in the city of Stuttgart.
June 26, 2018
Moderator at Beirut design week 2018, "The business of Design, Design of Business"
July 19, 2018
Guest Speaker at The Urbanist Podcast, MONOCLE radio show
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Under Design Lebanon Research Exhibition
Design & Crafts Ecosystem Infographic, research synthesis and dedicated research panels for each stakeholder.
Madar Design Research Exhibition Infographics
Infographics based on data collected from various studies detailing the state of the creative industries in the MENA region.
Short Report on the Making Industry
in the UAE
Produced a report on the current state of the local making industry, identifying challenges and opportunities for establishing a sustainable industry.
The report’s findings followed design thinking activities with up to twenty UAE based designers and creative industry experts.
Views on design industry Lebanon Article commissioned by Goethe Institute-Libanon
Wrote an opinion paper on the current state of the design industry in Lebanon as part of Fantasmeem Findings program