DIRECTOR BEIT BIL JNOUB, Lebanon
Leila Solh holds two master degrees, one in Sociology and the other in Urban Planning and Policy from the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. She has extensive experience in social development, research and planning. From 2013 - 2018, Leila was working with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), a leading International NGO responding to the Syrian Crisis through large scale humanitarian assistance. Leila started with DRC as a Project Manager for a World Bank funded project in Lebanon, which focused on building the capacities of the Ministry of Social Affairs to deal with the heavy influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, as well as to provide livelihood opportunities to both refugees and hosting communities. In early 2015, Leila took on the role of Grants Manager for DRC Syria (Beirut-based), where she manages grant proposals, donor reporting and relations. Since 2018 she works 100% for Beit bil Jnoub and SWISS4SYRIA.
Managing Director - Head of Fundraising
Jessica grow up in Zurich as the daughter of a Lebanese mother and a Swiss father. After studies at the Hotelmanagementschool in Lucerne, she worked in marketing and sales before becoming the mother of two sons. Currently she runs several businesses i.e. mezze a gogo, a Lebanese cooking school business, as well wohnungsnews.ch, a real estate newsletter. She often travels to our community center in Lebanon and is in contact with our partners on location. She speaks German, English and French. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairman of the Board
Tamer is Lebanese and American, and began his career as an English teacher in Lebanon. A graduate of Amherst College (Middle Eastern History), and INSEAD (MBA), he has been living and working in Switzerland since 1997, working in the real estate sector for REInvest AG of Geneva, Lehman Brothers & PSP Swiss Property in Zurich. He currently serves as the director of various real estate investment companies in India, Germany, Switzerland, Mexico and the United States. He speaks French, German, Arabic and English. Contact:
Pedro R. Mor
Counselor - Media Relations
Pedro was born and grew up in Switzerland as son of a Spanish father and a Swiss mother. He is father of 2 sons and lives near Zurich. After studies in Geophysics and a Master in Business Administration at the University of Zurich, he professionally works since more than 20 years in the fields of Public & Media Relations, Corporate, Marketing and Crisis Communications and Public Affairs. After many years as a partner and consultant in an established communication agency he founded in 2014 his own consultancy P. R. Mor Consulting for companies, organizations and individuals in the area of communications and PR, as well as interim management. Part-time work voluntarily in non-profit organizations. Pedro speaks German, English, Spanish and French. Contact: email@example.com
Counselor - Fundraising - Marketing
Matthias is born in Zug and for long time he was a Media-Enterpreuneur in Zurich. After his studys in Marketing and General Management at the IMD in Lausanne he startet the cinema- and tv sales house Cinecom in Zurich. Cinecom was the exklusive sales-house for cinemas in Switzerland and Austria and also responsable for sales for the TV-Windows of SAT 1, Kabel 1 and 3plus in Switzerland. In 2006 he startet the Doners Organisation for the Zurich Film Festival and there he is still member oft he board. 2008 Matthias sold and left Cinecom and started a new career as an Entrepreuneur. He built up the „Genuss Film Festival“ in Zug and several start-ups where he is active in the Boards. He is living in Zug and Zurich and has one son. He speaks German, English, French and Spanish.
KARIN TAMINA Deilmann
Board Member – Fund Raising
Karin is Lebanese and Swiss. She was born in Australia and grew up in Switzerland. Her last position held was the one of Human Resources Manager for Deloitte Switzerland. After that she lived in Germany with her husband where her two children were born. She now lives in Zurich again and since 2007 was member of the board and in charge of Fund Raising for a small Foundation based in Zurich. She speaks German, English, French and some Italian.
Anastasia was born in Zurich as half Suisse and half Russian. During her childhood she lived in the boarding school and in foreign countries. After the Bachelor of Law in Bern she decided to go for her big passion, precious stones and estate jewellery.
Since 2015 she is working in this field on her own. She lives between Zurich, New York and Paris.
She speaks German, English and French.