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Lamis Jamil
Project Manager
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
A passionate sustainability advocate with 8 years of international work experience in Lebanon, Nepal, Malaysia and the UAE. My specialties are: climate change, sustainable agriculture, disaster risk reduction, environmental crisis managament. I am bilingual in Arabic and English with elementary knowledge of French, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and Nepali.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
I have 8 years of international experience spanning sustainable landscape design and agriculture, ecosystem management, community development, disaster management and social entrepreneurship.
Education:
I hold an MA in Development and Emergency Practice (sub-specialisation: Disasters, Risk, Shelter and Development), with Merit, from Oxford Brookes University, UK, in 2018.

I hold a BSc in Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management, with a Diploma of Agricultural Engineering from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, in 2010.

In addition, have taken over a dozen professional trainings on various related topics including regenerative livelihoods, circular economy, permaculture design, sociocracy and nonviolent communication.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Achievements:
1) Recipient of the British Lebanese Association's Rajaa Salaam Scholarship for Master's studies in the UK, 2017
2) Academic Representative for my MA cohort, 2017-2018
3) Oxford Human Rights Festival Committee member, 2017-2018
4) Publication - Waiting for War (and Other Strategies to Confront Gentrification): The Case of Ras Beirut
Human Geography, Volume 4, Number 3, 2011
5) Three times on Dean's Honour List during my BSc studies

Affiliations:
1) UK Alliance for Disaster Research (UKADR)- since 2018
2) Permaculture Association of Britain (PAB) - since 2017
3) Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA), Lebanon - since 2011

Available for:
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Arabic
    Nationality:
    Lebanon
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/lamisjamil
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