Adib Nehme is the Regional Consultant on Governance and State Building at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) based in Beirut.
He worked with UNDP Lebanon between 1995 and 2005 as a Human Development expert and project manager for poverty reduction policies in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs. He joined the regional UNDP office (SURF - AS) as a policy advisor for poverty reduction in 2005, before moving to ESCWA in July 2009.
Mr. Nehme has a very diversified working experience, which includes consultancy and research in various social and developmental issues, National Dialogue and transition, MDGs, multidimensional poverty, and training civil society activists and journalists. He worked with all types of development partners (governments, NGOs, international organizations including many WB and many UN agencies, attended many international and regional conferences, and prepared and contributed to the preparation of national and regional reports.

Mr. Nehme adds to his experience many publications (books, reports, papers, and articles), covering a broad variety of development topics.

He holds a DEA in Sociology, and BA in Philosophy and Law and is a registered lawyer.