Ziad Abdel Samad is the Executive Director of the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), Based in Beirut, since 1999 ANND brings together 30 NGOs and 9 national networks from 10 Arab countries, active in the protection of social and economic rights.
Abdel Samad is engaged in many global and regional networks focusing in the Economic and Social public policies and targeting regional and global Institutions.
He is also engaged with research institutions and active in electoral reforms and monitoring at the national and regional levels
Part time instructor in the Lebanese American University (LAU)
Member of the Order of Engineers and Architects in Lebanon