Jean-Pierre Katrib

Managing Director

Jean-Pierre joined Quantum Group in April of 2007 and is currently the Managing Director of Quantum Communications, where he leads the firm’s culture influence, reputation management and policy programs with government, institutions and corporations alike.

He holds an MA in political sociology from the Lebanese University as well as an MA in human rights and democratization from the University of Malta and the National University of Ireland, Galway.

An avid human rights defender since 2001 and a specialist in democratization issues, he was also a visiting Fikra fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy in Washington DC where he published on the critical role of electoral reforms in Lebanon’s troubled political environment.

Jean-Pierre was previously a lecturer at Sagesse University and a trainer with the Office of Regional External Programs at the American University of Beirut instructing on public speaking and media campaign management.

Makram Rabah

Lead Consultant

Makram joined Quantum Group in 2007 and is currently the Lead Consultant, Researcher and Analyst on a number of projects on the Middle East and the United States. His experience includes theoretical and practical applications on a wide array of topics and themes related to socioeconomic development, governance and reform in the region and beyond.

Rabah’s research interests focus on the modern Middle East, the modern history of Lebanon, the Lebanese Civil War and the role of memory in the reconciliation process. He is also the author of the groundbreaking book entitled, A Campus at War: Student Politics at the American University of Beirut 1967-1975 (Nelson Publications, 2009). Rabah is also a regular contributor to a number of regional and international publications on Middle Eastern political affairs.

He is a graduate of American University with a BA’03, MA’07 in History with a minor in Political Studies. Rabah also holds a PhD in History from Georgetown University (2016). Rabah, who has a law degree from the Lebanese University, is a history professor at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University.

Nadine Mansour

Senior Media Analyst

Nadine has more than 10 years of experience in the field of media content analysis, research and data analytics. She currently manages the team responsible for analyzing the media reputation of clients from public and private sectors and assessing the efficiency of clients’ communications campaigns.

Prior to joining Quantum, Nadine worked for the Swiss branch of Media Tenor as a media analyst handling the analysis of MENA and French outlets for American, European and GCC clients.

Nadine holds an MS in Information and Communication and a BS in Business Administration with a major in Advertising and Sales from the Université Saint-Joseph, Beirut (USJ).

She also runs workshops on media monitoring, content analysis and reporting for political parties, private companies and independent digital nomads.

Renee-Lise Habchi

Senior Consultant

Renee-Lise has 9 years of experience in communications and program management. She has been a Senior Consultant at Quantum Communications since 2014. Renee-Lise is responsible for conceptualizing, planning and implementing communications programs for non-commercial clients such as governments, public institutions and political parties.

Prior to joining Quantum in 2014, Renee-Lise worked in the non-governmental field. She was the national program manager of a program running in 80 countries implemented by Transparency International.

She holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Sagesse University and an MBA in Marketing from the American University of Science and Technology (AUST).

Cyril Warde

Research Consultant

Cyril is Quantum Communications’ go-to desk researcher. Since arriving at the firm in 2016, he has been in charge of conducting in-depth open source research and extracting insights relevant for strategic communications programs.

He is mainly responsible for providing support for campaigns, managing benchmark and comparative research, leading data extraction and analysis, and conducting extensive media monitoring on reputation management projects. He also regularly contributes to content production in English and French.

Cyril’s professional experience started in 2012 as a political researcher at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, where he worked on policy research and content analysis.

He holds a double Master’s degree in Geo-economics and International Relations from the French Institute of International and Strategic Affairs, Paris (IRIS Sup’), and a B.A. in Political Science from the Université Saint-Joseph, Beirut (USJ).

Amanda Nimmer

Director, US Business

Amanda joined Quantum in 2009 and is currently the Director of US Business at Quantum Communications, where she directs the development and implementation of all management aspects of projects for US-based clients.

She leads on communication and reporting with project teams and senior management, as well as, project-specific contractual and financial matters. Nimmer holds a BS in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from East Carolina University and has completed coursework in both Milan and Beirut.

Nimmer has nearly 15 years of experience working on communications projects in the Middle East and is based between Washington, DC and Beirut. She has developed and managed some of Quantum’s largest projects to date and has extensive experience in business planning covering tv, radio, print and digital.