Reya Kanaan

Portfolio Manager

Reya Kanaan is Alfanar's Portfolio Manager responsible for overseeing Alfanar's Social Enterprise Support Fund in Lebanon. Reya has more than 10 years of experience in business development, research, economics and in supporting entrepreneurs with access to funding. After graduating from Imperial College of London with an MSc in Economics, she joined Eureeca where she assisted companies throughout the crowdfunding process by assessing high-level financials and business plans and connecting them with investors. Reya also worked for multinational companies like Dar Group and M&C Saatchi. Before joining Alfanar, Reya was part of the UNDP team at IDAL, where she managed a platform aimed at supporting investments. Reya will be primarily focused on the Emergency Relief Social Enterprise Support Fund that will be providing grant funding to 6 social enterprises affected by the Beirut explosion as well as crisis management support.