Co-founder of TerraVerde, Nehme has guided the development of the company since its inception in 2004. Over the last ten years, he has been one of the principal drivers of sustainability in the Gulf region. Leading by example, he and his team have built TerraVerde’s award winning reputation through championing protection of the environment and conservation. Today, he leads a growing resource of over 400 landscaping professionals and is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the firm. His hand’s-on approach ensures best practice delivery and the continuing achievement of the highest quality standards across the spectrum of the firm’s products and services.
Apart from his strategic management role, Nehme is also the firm’s lead designer. He interprets clients’ dreams, conceptualising inspired designs and directing their realisation into award winning landscapes. With a critical eye for detail, he maintains a hand’s on involvement providing oversight throughout the project build to ensure the integrity of each project to his exacting standards and to beyond the client’s expectation. A qualified scientist, he graduated from the American University of Beirut with an MSc in Soil Sciences, BSc in Agricultural Sciences and Diploma of Agricultural Engineering and started his career on a research programme exploring salinity and its effects on vegetable production in the UAE. On conclusion of which, in 1995, he founded his first landscaping venture “Agrinet” in Beirut, designing and executing a wide range of projects for several residential developments and commercial buildings in and around the city. This business is still active in Lebanon today. Progressive and highly creative, Nehme is constantly evolving TerraVerde and it’s offering to maintain the firms’ market leading position through the creation and execution of exquisite interior design and extraordinary landscapes that consistently exceed it’s clients expectations.