Jad is a researcher in Synaps’ Lebanon team. His current research focuses on the unions, syndicates, and labour movement. He is working to understand the evolving role of unions as a protector of the interests of workers in the context of the Lebanese uprising. He holds a degree in Business Management, for which he gained experience in the field of corporate research. He appreciates Synaps’ problem-solving attitude and its flexible approach to research, which allows him to discover new ways of thinking about social issues and to acquire new methodological skills.