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.

 

    • Article
      • 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.
      • 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. & Shehzad, C. (2016). Millat Tractor Limited: A Shariah Compliant Opportunity. 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.
      • 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. & Alsakran, S. (2002). Testing the Random Walk Behaviour and Efficiency of the Gulf Markets. Financial Review, The, 37 (3), 469-480.
      • 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.
    • PaperI
      • Seyyed, F. & Rauf, A. (2016). The White Food Company. 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. & 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. (2015). Millat Tractor Limited: A Shariah Compliant Opportununity. NACRA 2015, ., United States of America.
      • Seyyed, F., Haq, I., Imtiaz, S. & Ahmed & Ahmed, F. (2015). Evaluating Momentum Strategies in Pakistan. Third Annual Business Research Conference, Lahore, Pakistan.
      • 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. & 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.
TitleSemesterCode
Applied Corporate FinanceFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project IFall Semester 2014-151401
InvestmentsFall Semester 2014-151401
Applied Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2014-151402
Applied Corporate FinanceFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
InvestmentsFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project in Accounting and FinanceFall Semester 2015-161501
Applied Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2015-161502
InvestmentsFall Semester 2016-171601
Applied Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2016-171602
Applied Corporate FinanceFall Semester 2017-181701
  • Past Courses
    TitleSemesterCode
    Intermediate FinanceFall Semester 2012-131201
    InvestmentsFall Semester 2012-131201
    Applied Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2012-131202
    Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2012-131202
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2012-131202
    Independent Study -ISummer Semester 2012-131203
    Independent StudySummer Semester 2012-131203
    InvestmentsFall Semester 2013-141301
    Intermediate FinanceSpring Semester 2013-141302
    Applied Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2013-141302