Faculty Profile

Dr. Fazal Jawad Seyyed

Visiting Faculty

Suleman Dawood School Of Business

Prior to joining LUMS, Dr. Fazal Jawad Seyyed, was the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at SAIB BNP Paribas Asset Management Company (SAIB BNPP), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SAIB BNPP is a joint venture between The Saudi Investment Bank and BNP Paribas Investment Partners, France. He supervised the management of mutual funds and discretionary portfolios of the company with total assets under management (AUM) of about USD 1.5 billion. He has over 30 years of university level teaching experience at various institutions in the United States, Middle East, and Pakistan.  Before moving to the investment banking sector, he was an associate professor of finance (1999-2004) at the College of Industrial Management (CIM), King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran.  CIM is accredited by AACSB International. Dr. Seyyed as Chairman of CIM Accreditation Committee played a key role in achieving AACSB accreditation for the College in 2002. At SDSB-LUMS, besides teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance, he is also the Director of Accreditation.

Dr. Fazal Jawad Seyyed holds a Ph.D degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA. He is also a member and charter holder of the CFA Institute, USA. His research work on the financial markets has been presented at numerous international conferences and appeared in several international journals including: The Financial Review; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; International Journal of Accounting and Finance; Research in International Business and Finance; and Managerial Finance. A significant portion of his research work relates to the emerging markets of the GCC region. His current research focus is on agriculture sector of Pakistan as a catalyst of economic growth and development. He is the director of the Executive Certificate in Agribusiness Program (ECAM) conducted at the Rausing Executive Development Center (REDC). He has contributed to several case studies related to agribusiness and finance.

 

      • Seyyed, F. & Shehzad, C. (2016). Millat Tractor Limited: A Shariah Compliant Opportunity. Asian Journal of Management Cases.
      • Seyyed, F. & Khan, S. (2016). Pakistan's First Successful Launch of a Real Estate Investment Trust - Dolmen City REIT (A Shariah Compliant Rental REIT Scheme). Asian Journal of Management Cases.
      • Seyyed, F., Butt, A. & Ashfaq, H. (2016). The First Meat Sector IPO: Al Shaheer Corporation (LUMS No: 02-639-2016-1). Asian Journal of Management Cases.
      • Abraham, A., Seyyed, F. & Madani, H. (2012). The Price Discovery Process and Volatility Linkages in a Resource Based Emerging Market: Evidence from the Saudi Stock Market. International Journal of Accounting and Finance, 3 (3), 223-236.
      • Azad, A. & Seyyed, F. (2007). Factors Influencing Faculty Research Productivity: Evidence from AACSB Accredited Schools in the GCC Countries. Journal of International Business Research, 6 (1), 91.
      • Abraham, A. & Seyyed, F. (2006). Information transmission between the Gulf equity markets of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Research in International Business and Finance, 20 (3), 276-285.
      • Seyyed, F., Abraham, A. & Al-Hajji, M. (2005). Seasonality in stock returns and volatility: The Ramadan Effect. Research in International Business and Finance, 19 (3), 374-383.
      • Abraham, A., Seyyed, F. & Alsakran, S. (2002). Testing the Random Walk Behaviour and Efficiency of the Gulf Markets. Financial Review, The, 37 (3), 469-480.
      • Choudhury, M., Korvin, G. & Seyyed, F. (2002). Discovering micro-level tradeoffs in economic development and studying their fractal character. Indonesian Management and Accounting Research, 1 (1), 49-70.
      • Abraham, A., Seyyed, F. & Al-Elg, A. (2001). Analysis of Diversification Benefits of Investing in the Emerging Gulf Equity Markets. Managerial Finance, 27 (10/11), 47-57.
      • Liu, P., Seyyed, F. & Smith, S. (1999). The Independent Impact of Credit Rating Changes - The Case of Moody's Rating Refinement on Yield Premiums. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 26 (3-4), 337-363.
      • Liu, P. & Seyyed, F. (1991). The Impact of Socioeconomic Variables and Credit Ratings on Municipal Bond Risk Premia. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 18 (5), 735-746.
      • Seyyed, F., Syed, A. & Scott, J. (1990). Market Impact of Secondary Dissemination of Security Recommendations. WIU Journal of Business, 2 (1), 17.
      • Seyyed, F. & Al-Hajji, U. (2004). Determinants of Business Faculty Research Productivity. Inaugural Conference of the Academy of World Business.
      • Cases

      • Seyyed, F., Rauf, A. & Khan, M. (2016). Mitchells Fruit Farms Limited: Financial Analysis, Published. CRC Number 01-516-2016-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Seyyed, F. & Rauf, A. (2015). Vineyard Farm: Business Feasibility, Published. CRC Number 02-632-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Seyyed, F., Shehzad, C., Naeem, R. & Ishfaq & Ishfaq, H. (2015). Agricultural Credit in Pakistan, Published. CRC Number 13-104-2015-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Seyyed, F. & Rauf, A. (2015). The White Food Company, Under Review. CRC, LUMS.
      • Seyyed, F., Rana, A., Shaikh, S. & Rauf & Rauf, A. (2014). Sapphire Dairies (Pvt) Ltd (A) Where did the Business Plan go Wrong?, Published. CRC Number 18-441-2014-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Chapters

      • Seyyed, F. & Abraham, A. (2012). Deepening the GCC Debt Markets: The Saudi Arabian Experience, Published. The GCC Economies: Stepping up to the Future Challenges, Springer.
      • Readings

      • Smith, S., Liu, P. & Seyyed, F.
      • Seyyed, F. & Rauf, A. (2016). The White Food Company. 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
      • Seyyed, F. & Ahmad, F. (2016). Shariah Compliant Capital Protected Fund in Turbulent Times. 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
      • Seyyed, F., Haq, I., Imtiaz, M. & Ahmed & Ahmed, F. (2016). Profitability of Momentum Strategies – Application in the Karachi Stock Exchange. 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
      • Seyyed, F. & Rauf, A. (2015). Sapphire Dairies (Pvt) Ltd (A) Where did the business plan go wrong?. 4th Asian Management Research and Case Conference, Penang, Malaysia.
      • Seyyed, F., Haq, I., Imtiaz, S. & Ahmed & Ahmed, F. (2015). Evaluating Momentum Strategies in Pakistan. Third Annual Business Research Conference, Lahore, Pakistan.
      • Seyyed, F. (2015). Millat Tractor Limited: A Shariah Compliant Opportununity. NACRA 2015, ., United States of America.
      • Seyyed, F. & Al-Hajji, U. (2004). Determinants of Business Faculty Research Productivity. Inaugural Conference of the Academy of World Business, Queensland, Australia.
      • Seyyed, F., Abraham, A. & Al-Hajji, M. (2003). Seasonality in Stock Returns and Volatility: The Ramadan Effect. 11th Annual Conference: Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, and Accounting, Taipei, Taiwan.
      • Liu, P., Smith, S. & Seyyed, F. (1997). The Independent Impact of Credit Rating Changes - The Case of Moody's Rating Refinement on Yield Premiums. International Financial Management Association, Zurich, Switzerland.
      • Seyyed, F. & Syed, A. (1988). Investment Advisory Services' Recommendation and Security Prices. Southwestern Finance Association, San Antonio, United States of America.
    Award
  • 2004: Distinguished teacher award, KFUPM