Associate Professor

Accounting & Corporate Finance


I am an associate professor in Finance at emlyon. My research focuses on financial institutions, more specifically different types of banks, their performance and impact on the real economy. I am also a research fellow at the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and the coordinator of the Euro-Mediterranean and African Network for Economic Studies (EMANES).

2012 - 2016: PhD in Management - Finance Specialty - Montpellier Research in Management (MRM) - University of Montpellier

Thesis Title: Impact of ownership structure on financial performance and market strategies: A multi-sectoral approach

  • 2011 - 2012: Paris Dauphine University, Paris Sciences et Lettres: Master 104 –Research in Finance
  • 2010 - 2011: Paris 1 University Panthéon Sorbonne - France: Master 1 Economics Finance
  • 2007 - 2010: Saint Joseph University, Beirut- Lebanon: Bachelor in Business Administration and Management
Since 2023: Associate Professor in Finance at emlyon business school
  • 2017-2023: Assistant professor at ESDES, The Business School of Lyon Catholic University
    Coordination of the finance research area - Examples of courses: Finance, quantitative methods, research methods - Collaborative projects with partner universities - Organization of conferences and events
  • 2015-2017: Research and Teaching Assistant, Montpellier Management Institute, University of Montpellier
  • May-June 2015: Visiting researcher at the International Research Center on Cooperative Finance (IRCCF), HEC Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 2012-Sept 2015: Contractual Ph.D. Candidate, University of Montpellier, Labex Entreprendre