We are a capacity building firm with extensive international experience in several sectors and thematic areas. Our experts come from different regional and professional backgrounds, and bring more than 150 years of collective experience in delivering programs and training to local, regional, and international organizations and governments.
We strive to support people and organizations enhance their capacity to find and implement creative/innovative solutions to their problems thus enabling them to meet successfully the challenges of globalization and sustainable development through the production, sharing, and transfer of knowledge and best practices.
KDC aims to become an active capacity building enabler renowned for its high quality services; committed value oriented team that provides results oriented solutions to organizational and institutional problems.
We offer our clients a comprehensive mix of capacity building interventions in Arabic, English and French, and are constantly developing new products, and retooling training requirements to fit their needs.
Our in-house team of qualified professional staff is led by our 4 partners that have been implementing integrated capacity assessment & development programs in the public and private sectors for over 30 years. Our in-house capacity is strengthened by a pool of consultants and professional associates that entails more than 30 local, regional, and international consultants who possess both academic background and practical know-how.
Mr. Jean Dib Hajj
Senior Partner & Managing Director
Mr. Dib Hajj has been performing managerial and training functions for more than thirty-five years. He was the Managing Director of the International Management & Training Institute from 1987 to 2008.
He has extensive experience across the MENA region in working on the capacity development and training of various privately owned companies, civil society organizations, governments and local authorities, as well as United Nations agencies such as UNDP, UNOPS, and ESCWA.
Dr. Antoine Mansour
Dr. Mansour has been performing capacity development functions for over thirty years. He was previously a senior officer at the UN-ESCWA, where he was extensively involved in formulating and managing technical assistance programs and research covering a wide range of disciplines in various Arab countries.
Dr. Mansour has advised governments and worked on the institutional development of the public sector. Within the private sector, he has assisted entrepreneurs and MSMEs to become competitive in the global market.
Mr. George Saab
Mr. Saab is a professional trainer, consultant, university instructor, and human resources practitioner with more than thirty years of experience. He held leading H.R. positions within the MENA region serving as group Chief Human Resources Officer for a number of firms and conglomerates, as well as advisor to some of the region’s top CEOs.
Mr. Wael Dib Hajj
Wael Dib Hajj is our youngest partner and business development lead. He holds a BE in mechanical engineering coupled with a certificate in public procurement and several years of experience in tendering and proposals development. He has performed capacity development and training assignments for international organizations such as the ILO, USAID, and UNDP; where he provided trainings on topics such as operations management, procurement, and performance improvement.
“KDC provided consistently high quality services and was always responsive to UNDP-Lebanon’s needs in a professional manner. They went above and beyond to ensure successful implementation of the projects, and their friendly staff also made it a pleasure to work with them.”