Jad Tabet is an architect and an urban planner graduated from the American University of Beirut in 1969.
He represented Lebanon at UNESCO World Heritage Committee from 2001 to 2017 and was active in supporting the cause of Palestine in this international organization. He was elected President of the Lebanese Federation of Engineers and Architects and President of the Organization of Arab Architects in 2017.
His professional practice in Beirut and Paris has earned him several prizes and awards. He taught at the American University of Beirut, the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Lebanese University, the School of Architecture of Paris-Belleville and the Paris School of International Affairs- Sciences-Po Paris.
He has authored several publications in Arabic, French and English on war and reconstruction as well as on the relationships between Modernity and Heritage.