Louai Al Roumani was the head of finance and planning at Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi (BBSF), the largest privately-owned bank in Syria when the conflict broke out in 2011. He has over 14 years' experience in various finance and strategic planning roles across the Middle East and UK. Louai studied in Beirut and Boston and now lives in London with his wife and works for UNICEF UK as Finance Business Partner.
Contains powerful lessons about resilience that show how companies can come out of crises better and stronger if they focus on long-term opportunities, no matter how tough it gets in the short term * Ana Botin, Executive chair, Banco Santander * A very inspiring book... it contains powerful lessons about resilience. His bank's story shows how companies can come out of crises better and stronger if they focus on long-term opportunities, no matter how tough it gets in the short term. Louai helps us put our current difficulties into perspective... and shows us how not to underestimate adversity A compelling guide for leaders grappling with the pandemic... the lessons in resilient leadership in turbulent times that Roumani offers are universal. -- Pilita Clark, Financial Times A remarkable book telling business leaders what to do when disaster strikes * The Times *