Dr. Fazal Jawad Seyyed has been a faculty of finance at Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) since 2012. He has served as Director Accreditation at SDSB from 2013-2021. In 2019, SDSB achieved AACSB International accreditation, becoming the first business school in Pakistan to join the ranks of less than five percent leading business schools in the world. Prior to joining LUMS, Dr. Seyyed, was the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at SAIB BNP Paribas Asset Management Company (an investment arm of The Saudi Investment Bank), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He supervised the management of mutual funds and discretionary portfolios of the company, with assets under management of around USD 1.5 billion. He has over 40 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 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, where he led the accreditation efforts for the business school. In 2002, KFUPM business school became the first business school in Saudi Arabia to achieve AACSB International accreditation. 

Dr. Seyyed holds a PhD from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA. He is a member and charter holder of the CFA Institute, USA. His research work on the financial markets has 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. Most of his research work relates to emerging markets. His current focus is on agriculture as a catalyst for the economic growth and development of Pakistan. He is actively engaged in managing his family’s farm operations. In 2014, he spearheaded the effort to launch the Executive Certificate in Agribusiness Programme (ECAM) in collaboration with Nestle Pakistan. The programme was conducted at the Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC), LUMS. He has also authored several case studies related to agribusiness and finance.

Butt, M., Baig, A. & Seyyed, F. (2021). Tobin's Q approximation as a metric of firm performance: an empirical evaluation. Journal of Strategic Marketing, doi:10.1080/0965254X.2021.1947875.

Seema, N., Seyyed, F. & Shahzad, C. (2021). Impact of gender on access to finance in developing countries. Applied Economics, doi:10.1080/00036846.2021.1947958.

Seyyed, F., Butt, M., Malik, O. & Mazhar & Mazhar, R. (2019). Superfood Quinoa: A Farmer's Journey into Unchartered Waters. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 9 (3), 1-23.

Ahmad, F., Seyyed, F. & Ashfaq, H. (2019). Managing a Shariah Compliant Capital Protected Fund through Turbulent Times. Asian Journal of Management Cases, 1-10, doi:10.1177/0972820119884397.

Seyyed, F., Shehzad, C. & Ashfaq, H. (2019). Millat Tractor Limited: A Shariah Compliant Opportunity. Asian Journal of Management Cases, 1-17, doi:10.1177/0972820119884399.

Seyyed, F. & Ashfaq, H. (2019). Engro Fertilizers Limited: Cost of Capital and Valuation. Asian Case Research Journal, 23 (2), 1-18.

Seyyed, F. & Khan, S. (2018). 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, 15 (2), 129-146.

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, 14 (2), 65-87.

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.

Seyyed, F. & Ashfaq, H. (2021). A Fruit Processing Enterprise: An Investment Analysis, Accepted. LUMS No. 02-653-2021-1.

Seyyed, F., Zaffar, M. & Ashfaq, H. (2021). KASB SECURITIES – RECLAIMING ITS POSITION AS A LEADING BROKERAGE OF PAKISTAN, Accepted. LUMS No. 02-654-2021-1.

Ashraf, M. & Seyyed, F. (2020). Rukh Cattle Farm, InPress. LUMS No. 01-524-2020-1.

Seyyed, F. & Ashfaq, H. (2019). Engro Fertilizers Limited Cost of Capital (A) And Valuation (B), Published. Case Research Unit, LUMS, LUMS No. 01-523-2019-1, (pp. 20), Case Research Unit, LUMS.

Seyyed, F., Khan, S., Ahmad, F. & Ashfaq & Ashfaq, H. (2019). Fertilizer Sector in Pakistan, Published. Case Research Unit, LUMS. LUMS No. 13-108-2019-2, Case Research Unit, LUMS.

Seyyed, F., Baig, M. & Ashfaq, H. (2019). Lahore Residential Real Estate: Buy Versus Rent Dilemma, Published. Case Research Unit, LUMS. LUMS No. 02-650-2019-1, Case Research Unit, LUMS.

Seyyed, F., Ashfaq, H. & Burki, A. (2018). Corporate Dairy Farm: Performance Evaluation & Feasibility Analysis, Published. Case Research Center, LUMS, LUMS No. 02-647-2018-1, (pp. 23), Case Research Unit, LUMS.

Seyyed, F., Khan, S. & Ashfaq, H. (2018). Enaam Food Products Limited: Employees Provident Fund, Published. CRC Number 02-643-2018-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Seyyed, F. & Ashfaq, H. (2017). Cattle Fattening Farm: A Business Opportunity, Published. CRC Number 02-642-2017-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Seyyed, F., Zaffar, M., Jaspal, M. & Ashfaq & Ashfaq, H. (2017). Beef Value Chain in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities, Published. Case Research Center, LUMS, LUMS No. 13-105-2017-2, (pp. 29), Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

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., Shehzad, C., Naeem, R. & Ashfaq & Ashfaq, 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). Vineyard Farm: Business Feasibility, Published. CRC Number 02-632-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

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.

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.

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. & Rauf, A. (2016). The White Food Company. 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. (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. & 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.

Seyyed, F. & Al-Hajji, U. (2004). Determinants of Business Faculty Research Productivity. Inaugural Conference of the Academy of World Business.

Smith, S., Liu, P. & Seyyed, F.