Ziad is a friend of the Mouvement Social since 1987, an active member since 2006, and Member of the Board since 2018.
A Civil Engineer, member of the Association of Engineers in Beirut since 1987, Ziad is Executive Director of the Arab NGO Network for Development. He is also:
- Coordinator of the Arab Network for Democratic Elections
- Part-time professor at the Lebanese American University since 2015
- Member of regional and international networks working in the fields of research for sustainable development.