The Management Team

Founder and CEO

Seta is a global thinker and advocate for transitioning to circular food systems and regenerative economy in water scarce regions. She has led transformational programs within the water-energy-food-climate nexus since 1997.

Partner, Environment & Sustainability

Dima is an environmental scientist, who has dedicated over 15 years of her career to ensure that large scale infrastructure projects comply with international environmental and social standards.

Riman AbuOsba
Partner, Advocacy  & Outreach

Riman has had great success as a leader in public relations, advertising, branding, marketing and production her career spans over 20 years. 

The Team of Associates

Dr. Mohamad Abiad

Dr. Mohamad is an Associate Professor of Food Processing & Packaging at the Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences and the Director of the Laboratories for the Environment, Agriculture, and Food (LEAF) at the Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences, American University of Beirut (AUB). He also holds an adjunct faculty position at the School of Packaging at Michigan State University (MSU).

Dr. Hussein Hassan

Dr. Hussein is director of academic compliance at the provost’s office, and associate professor of Food Science and Technology at the Lebanese American University. 

Tareq Abdalla Abdulqader

Tareq is an independent Strategic Communications & Stakeholders Management expert with over 20 years of experience helping governmental and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to raise awareness and change undesirable behaviours of their target groups

Dr. Fatma Rekik

Dr. Fatma is a soil scientist by training and an agricultural development specialist by practice working to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues related to agricultural sustainability, food security, rural poverty, and malnutrition in developing nations. She holds a PhD, M.Sc., and B.Sc, all from Cornell University in Agricultural Sciences and Development.   

Reem maroun

Reem is an experienced bilingual PR and Communications professional who, since moving to Dubai in 2011, has supported clients within the investment and development, hospitality, healthcare and lifestyle industries.