Gilbert Doumit is a founding and Managing Partner of Beyond Group Europe, a change-driven international consulting firm that specializes in three integrated practices: Public Policy & Management, Organizational Learning & Development, and Innovation & Technology Integration, with projects in South Asia, Africa, Caucasus, the Middle East and Gulf countries. For the last two decades, Gilbert has been advising policy makers, the United Nations, the World Bank, development partners, and civil society organizations to innovate and transform their social, economic and governance policies, strategies and systems.
At the Yale School of Management, Gilbert has facilitated, for three consecutive years, a leadership development seminar within the Master’s of Advanced Management at the School of Management and within the pre-MBA program at the Yale Center in Beijing. He is also a lecturer at Université Saint Joseph in Beirut, Lebanon, teaching courses on intercultural mediation and social entrepreneurship. He has been interviewed and featured in international policy and media outlets such as the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Carnegie Endowment for Democracy Sada Journal, The Guardian, the Washington Post, CNN and BBC. He is sought after as a public speaker in international conferences such as the Harvard Arab Week, Yale Governance and Local Development Conference, Knowledge Summit in Dubai, World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, UN 70th Anniversary in Beirut, and Global Solutions Summit in Berlin.