Lamia Moubayed Bissat

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Personal information

Title: 
Director

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Caracass, Habs El Kalaa Str., Bissat & Kassem bldg., 7th Fl.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 751771
Mobile phone: 
961 3 659956
Personal email address: 
l.moubayed@if.org.lb

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Basil Fuleihan Institute of Economy and Finance
Postbox: 
16-5870
Address: 
512, Corniche Al-Naher
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 425149 & 961 1 425146
Fax: 
961 1 426860
Mobile phone: 
961 3 377499
Work email address: 
l.moubayed@if.org.lb

Education

Master's degree, Business Administration, 1998, Ecole Supérieur des Affaires, Lebanon.
Master's degree, Agricultural Economics and Development, 1990, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Engineering, 1988, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Diploma, Ingénieur Agricole, 1988, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Development Economics
Public Sector Reform and Institutional Development
Capacity Building
Human Resource Management and Training
Advocacy and Public Awareness
Networking and Partnership Building
Resources Mobilization
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English
Italian

Work history

Head, 2000 – present, Basil Fuleihan Institute of Finance, training and communication arm of the Ministry of Finance of Lebanon.

Economic Affairs Officer, 1997 – 2000, United Nations – ESCWA.

Project Manager, 1995 – 1997, United nations Development Program.

Assistant Manager, 1994 – 1997, Lebanese Arab Contracting and Engineering Company - LACECO.

Staff member, 1992 – 1997, Consultation and Research Institute - CRI .

Honorary office and memberships

Founding member of GIFT-MENA network (Governance Institutes for Training in MENA), 2006 - present.

Member of INNOVMED (Network of Innovators in Governance in the Mediterranean Region) supported by UN DESA, 2003 - present.

Member of Engineers and Architects Syndicate, 1996 - present.

Member of AUB Alumni Association, 1996 - present .

Founding member of GREEN LINE (a scientific association for the conservation of natural and cultural environment in Lebanon), 1991 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Moubayed Bissat, L. (2010, March). Tahaddiyat tamkin al-mar`a fi al-buldan al-arabiya: Ba'd attawajouhat al-houkoumiya 'ala daw` al-ittijahaat al-maliyya al-haditha [The challenges of women's empowerment in Arabic: Some governmental trends in light of recent financial trends]. Paper presented at the international conference on women and youth in Arab Human Development, organized by the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait.
  • Moubayed Bissat, L. (2004, April). Good practice note on capacity development in public financial management. Paper presented at the Working Party on Aid effectiveness and Donor Practices meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • Moubayed Bissat, L. (2002, June). The role of civil society in rural community development: Two case studies from Lebanon. Paper presented at joint ESCWA-WBI Capacity Building Workshop on Rural Development in the Middle east, Beirut, 3-6 JUNE 2002.
  • Moubayed Bissat, L. (1999). Rural community development through strengthening institution building: Two case studies from Lebanon. New York: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) (E/ESCWA/AGR/1999/8).
  • Moubayed Bissat, L. (1999, July). Arab women and work: Review of progress since Beijing. Paper prepared for the International Labor Office (ILO) Regional Office for the Arab States.

Awards and Distinctions

Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite awarded by the President of Republic of France. Mr. Jacques Chirac, June 2004.

Sana Najjar-Zahr Award for best student performance, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences - Beirut, Lebanon, June 1988.