Paula Ghantous

Management Consultant

Since she has joined the Near East Consulting Group in 2003, Paula has developed specialized skills in managing Human Resources projects outsourced to NECG, building analytical frameworks for conducting various engagements, portfolio analysis and strategy formulation, developing governance and succession planning principles and family protocols for family owned businesses, structuring shareholders agreements, and planning and executing market and feasibility studies. The projects she was involved in cover a wide range of industries in Lebanon and in KSA, including Retail, Engineering and Contracting, Construction, IT equipment Distribution & IT Services, Home appliances, Manufacturing, Apparel, and Agriculture.

Prior to her enrolment in NECG, Paula worked first as the Finance Controller and then as a Special Projects Coordinator for Al Majmoua, one of the leading Micro-Finance NGOs in Lebanon and the MENA region, with an outstanding loan portfolio that exceeds USD 50 Millions.
Paula lived in France for six years, where besides completing her graduate studies, she worked as a Project Manager in three architectural firms.