Mr. Nehme has successfully combined his business knowledge and his interest in the social service field and made of this marriage a valuable mixture. He is the CEO of ServiLine Ltd., a marketing management agency established in 1997, recognized for offering business development programs to Small and Middle Enterprises (SMEs), he is founder and president of the Lebanese Development Network (LDN), which provides capacity building and marketing strategies to the non-profit sector.
In addition to studying at the American University of Beirut (AUB), the Lebanese-American University (LAU) and Notre Dame University (NDU), Mr. Nehme successfully completed a professional development program in leadership, "The Strategic Leadership Simulation – Mobilizing People and Organizations", which adopts the leadership paradigms developed by Harvard and Princeton Universities; the program was offered by Cambridge Institute for Global Leadership (CIGL), as well as a professional Training of Trainers (ToT) Program on “Educational Leadership Development” with D-RASATI; a USAID funded project dedicated to enhance the educational outcomes of teachers’ and students’ performance, increase community and parental involvement, and improve the school learning environment.
Between 2001 and 2006, Mr. Nehme served as the International Program Coordinator for Auxilia-International. In 2007, Mr. Nehme was contracted to be the Program Developer of the Lebanon Education Aid Fund (LEAF) -- the development organization of the General Secretariat of the Catholic Schools in Lebanon. Later he became the Project Manager for the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) – Lebanon Alumni Association (MEPI-LAA).
In 2009, he was a consultant for The International Research and Exchange Board (IREX). In 2011, he was contracted by the MEPI Near East Affairs Bureau at the U.S. Department of State to manage the MEPI Alumni Network Chapter program. Mr. Nehme served as a consultant to Notre Dame University (NDU), the Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC) and the USAID Lebanese Business Linkages Initiative Project. Recognized as a "Social Entrepreneur," Mr. Nehme’s effective proficiency in communication, marketing and fundraising has helped him secure more than $3.5 million for relief, development and educational programs.
With his extensive background in training, coaching and consulting, Mr. Nehme provides his services to several prominent local and international organizations on topics related to Leadership, Organizational Strategies, Fundraising, Communication and Social Marketing where he participated lately in the design and implementation of a campaign on Access to Information (ATI) in association with the World Bank Institute and the Communication, Out-Reach and Marketing Expert in the labor policy project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in five MENA countries, Consultant to the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the project “Assessment of the Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Employment Profile and Implications on the Labour Markets.”
He served as the Coordinator and lecturer on Fundraising, Social Marketing and Organizational Leadership at the “NGO Capacity Building Program” at the Lebanese American University (LAU) as well as a lecturer on Educational Leadership at USEK University. He works as the national Director of the EU funded project ‘DAEDALUS’, the EUROMED Consortium for career and business opportunities. He recently served as the ‘Communication and Networking Expert’ at the ENPI—Regional Capacity building Programme for Civil Society Facility South (CSF-South) in Tunisia covering Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Libya.
In 2017, Mr. Nehme joined the ‘Global Thinkers Forum’ (UK) for their international mentorship program.