IHRM Trainers

At the beginning of 2014 for the first time in Syria, IHRM launched a project to adopt professional trainers by the IHRM in different specialties, prepared for training in the Syrian market, so as to train and qualify the different human resources in public and private and civil sectors. A large number of candidates has been offering for reliability IHRM as trainers in the name of IHRM and after the selection of the candidates who achieve the terms of progress and they are subject to examination by the Commission international standards that have been reliable in screening candidates won the trainers following named of the categories Senior Trainers and Trainers :
Ten trainers of category  “Senior Trainers” following names:

Dr. Munir Abas

He is a Professional and Founding Member and the Board President of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) in Syria since 2010. He works as an Expert of Human Resources Management & Organizational Development using more than ten years of experience working for European Projects, UN organizations, GIZ and other International and national companies and organizations in Syria and overseas. He is also a Senior Trainer in different fields of management and leadership for big companies and organizations in different sectors inside Syria and overseas.
Dr. Munir earned his Ph.D. In Business Administration majored in HRM and Leadership and Master of Business Administration and Master of Information System Management from USA Universities and Damascus University.
He is a Doctor of Business Administration and the Head of Human Resources Management Department and senior lecturer in the Syrian Private University (SPU). Also, he teaches in other public and private universities including; Damascus University, the Higher Institute of Business Administration (HIBA), the Institute of National Administration (INA).
He holds several professional certificates including; Certified Management Consultant (CMC) from (APCO) – Italy, Certified Consultant of Change Management and Human Resources Development from London Business School of Management, UK, Certificate of Microfinance Management from ILO – Boulder Institute, Italy, ToT in Advocacy Campaigns from Arab ICT organization, Beirut, Lebanon, and Accredited Senior Trainer by IHRM.
He attended many international and national courses, forums, and conferences in management and human resources and leadership in USA, Europe, and Middle East.
E-mail: mouneerabs@yahoo.com

Dr. Mohamad Al-Nahas

He is currently the Training & Development Manager and Personnel & Recruitment Supervisor at KATAKIT (Confectionary Development Industrial Company). He also worked as a Senior Teacher in SVU (Syrian Virtual University), He occupied the position of Executive Manager in Marketing & Management Studies Center-Damascus, before that he worked as a Training Manage in SARA Data Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration “Sp. Area in Management Information System-MIS” from USA, and Master Degree in Informatics Engineering from St. Petersburg University, Petersburg, Russia. He also holds a Higher Diploma in (Management Professional) from CIE (Cambridge International Examination, UK), and Diploma in (Human Resources Management) from IPMA (International Professional Managers Association, UK).

He is currently a Board Member in the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) Syria, and member in EU-Mediterranean ICT Research Network- Join-MED.


Mr. Ousama Lazini

He is currently the Human Resource Manager at the Syrian Private University in Damascus and vice-president at the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) in Syria. Moreover, he is a freelance trainer in management and personal development. Previously, he was the Human Resource Manager at RAKHA Trading Co., the exclusive agent of Nissan Motor Limited in Syria. Before that he was the Programme Officer of two sectors, education and environment, at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in addition, he was in charge of the training programmes for a while.

He holds a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Higher Institute of Business Administration (HIBA) in Syria. He also has a Bachelor degree in Applied Chemistry from Damascus University.


Mrs. Nuha Shweihna

She was born, lived and studied in Aleppo. She got Bachelor Degree in English literature (1996), Diploma in Linguistics (1998), Master in Human Resources 2006 (COUA- Italy) and Master Degree in Human Resources Management (MBA1) from Higher Institute of Business Administration in 2007

Her career covers different industries: Petroleum, Manufacturing, Electronics, Distribution, Services and training. She taught at the University of Aleppo (Faculty of Pharmacy and Applied Science) until 2000 and then moved to Damascus and worked at Al Furat Petroleum Company since 2003 at Procurement Department (Contract Analyst) which enriched my technical and commercial background.

She was assigned as Vice-President of Human Resources Department at Al Furat Petroleum Company and Head of Development and Competencies Sections. Then, She moved to work at KATAKIT for Confectionery Industries as Organizational Development Manager until the end of 2009. Since leaving KATAKIT and till present time, She has been working at Souccar Group: Head of Group of HR managing: Souccar for Electronic Industries, Souccar for Distribution and American Health Care for producing derma products.Her professional career is enriched with Soft Skills Training, Human Resources Training and Management Training Courses in addition to Business Process Re-engineering Consultancy Service.

She believes in “Nothing is impossible as long as you have the Will”


Mr. Samer Sami

Samer Sami is the Representative Director of a Japan based management training and consultancy firm called Japan Competitive Innovation Consultancy (JCIC) since March 2015. Sami also worked for ALC Education Inc. Japan as a “Corporate Consultant” who has assigned to a huge M&A project within the semi-conductor industry starting from January 2014 till September 2015.

Previously, Samer had played different roles within the HR field. So, he was the “HR Manager” for a corrugated cartoon manufacturer in 2011, the “Recruitment Manager” for a power and construction group of companies in 2010, the “HR Manager” for a private university in 2009, the “Training Section Head” for an airline company in 2006, and “CRM Trainer” for an airline in 2002.

Since 2002, Sami has been facilitating training programs in Syria, Erbil, KSA, Japan, and Malaysia.. In addition to being a training facilitator, Sami has been a Visiting Lecturer at the Higher Institute of Business Administration, Syria, for more than four years starting from 2009, during which he taught the courses of “HR planning”, and “Administrative Communication”,

Sami is a PhD. Candidate at Waseda University, (Tokyo, Japan), and has an MBA from the same university.

Sami frequently speaks on innovation management practices and indexes, change management in different markets, and HR Training and Development within different sectors.

Miss. Ghada Harfouch


Mr. Ahmed Masas


Mr. Khalid Sawalha


Mr. Anas Abdul Aziz


Mr. Mohamed Ihab Al Joundi

He works as Reginald Manager at American Health Care Middle East , Syria .

He is also a Senior Trainer a member of the Institute of Human Resources Management (IHRM) in Syria in different fields of management and leadership.

He is a Doctor in Business & Marketing in many public and private universities in Syria for 8 years including; Faculty of Applied Biomedical Science , Faculty of Pharmacy, Damascus University , Faculty of Pharmacy, IUST university, Faculty of Business Administration Yarmouk University.

Dr. Ihab academic education includes Bachelor in Pharmacy from Al-Isra University (Jordan) in 2000, Master of Business Administration from Arab Academy for Science and Technology (Egypt), a Certificate Of Doctorate in Human Development- Excellent with Honor Degree / New Life University (Egypt).

Dr. Ihab has occupied for more than 12 years many senior and managerial positions at Abbott Lab. South, Middle and East region holding Abbot GM Performance Excellence Award for 2007.

He presented several professional training courses including;

Professional selling skills, Presentation skills, Advanced Supervisory skills, Advance Coaching skills, Leadership Skills, Negotiation & Conflict skills, Time Management, Supply Chain Management, Business Etiquette

He attended many courses, forums, and conferences in management and human resources and leadership in the Middle East & foreign countries.

Email: ihab1syr@yahoo.com

Two trainers from category “Trainer” the following names:
Dr.Hany Al-Khoury


  • PhD in Finance and Banking Sciences – Commonwealth American University 2008-2010.
  • Master degree in Finance and Banking from St. Clemens University2007-2008.
  • BA degree in Business Administration Tishreen University 2002-2007.


  • General Manager and Founder of Training Computer Center (Reda Computer Center) with four branches in Damascus since 1987.
  • Founder, owner and General Manager of Reda Arabic Publishing House specialized in Information Technology (IT), Management, Economics and other sciences with titles amounting to 280 titles since 1999 .
  • Professional trainer in Human Development – Marketing – Financial Management – Public Relations – Risk Management – Negotiation – Youth and Poverty Issues.
  • CMC Management Consultant in companies management – human development – financial management.
  • TOT certificate holder.


  • Member of the Syrian Economic Sciences Association since 2007.
  • Member of the Management Consultants Association since 2007.
  • Member of the Syrian Publishers Union since 2002.
  • Vice- President of the Syrian Libraries and Documents Association since 2004.
  • Member of the Vocational Training Centers Association since 1996.
  • Member of the Syrian Computer Society (SCS) since 1994.
  • And Others …


Mr. Mohammed-Tafesh

Professional Experience:

  • Acting Staff development officer with UNRWA
  • Logistic Manager with Samsung Astrum Syria
  • Human Resources Manager with Bristol Gardens
  • Quality Manager and Country Trainer with DHL Express


  • Bachelor in English and Arabic Translation- Damascus University
  • Diploma in Travel Agencies Management from Hotel
  • And Tourism Training Center in Damascus
  • Diploma in Human Recourses Development from IPMA- UK

Specialized Courses:

  • Human Recourses Management
  • Customer Service
  • Communication Skills
  • Other life Skills training

Participated in different workshop and training courses with governmental bodies, Private companies and NGO’s Communit