Dr. Josiane Fahed-Sreih
Lebanese American University
Associate Professor of Management and Director,
Institute of Family and Entrepreneurial Business
Jury Biography: Dr. Josiane Fahed-Sreih is a full time Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business at LAU.
She is the founder and currently the Director of the Institute of Family and Entrepreneurial Business at LAU. She served as an Associate Chair to the department of Management and is currently the Chairperson of the departments of Hospitality Management and Marketing at LAU. She holds a Ph.D. from the Sorbonne University and is a fellow member of the Family Firm Institute, USA. Dr. Fahed-Sreih holds the responsibility of the Middle East Coordinator for the Family Firm Institute, USA. She is a Family Wealth and a Family Business Consultant. She is the winner of the 2007 International Award from the Family Firm Institute in the US, in recognition for outstanding achievement in furthering the understanding of family business issues that occur between two or more countries. She participated and organized international conferences,
workshops and seminars. Dr. Fahed-Sreih has presented in major conferences locally and internationally and consulted on management issues in many countries especially in the Middle East. The countries include Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Jordan, Kuwait, Syria, Bahrain, Qatar, Lebanon, and France. She currently sits on three Boards of Directors as a shareholder, a Chairman of the board, and an independent advisor in the private sector. She is also involved as an advisor on boards of community service organizations.
Dr. Fahed-Sreih speaks regularly to trade and professional groups, and presents her research in academic conferences worldwide.
Her research interests are in Management, Family Business Management, Boards of Directors functioning and Corporate
Governance. In 2004, she published her book in the US on “Facts and Figures concerning Family Business in Lebanon” and contributed to many compendiums on Family Business Management in the Middle East in articles, chapters in books, book reviews, and academic articles in Internationally Refereed Journals.