Suha Hallab

Portfolio Manager

Suha Hallab is Alfanar's Portfolio Manager. In this role, Suha guides social enterprises on a long-term transformational journey to enhance their social, environmental and financial sustainability. Previously at Berytech, Suha managed the Lebanon Innovate Programme, successfully establishing the region's first major Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) in the ICT, Agrifood and Healthcare sectors. Suha also served as the Country Manager for the Water and Energy for Food programme (MENA hub), where she provided business advisory and investment readiness support, helping impactful Lebanese SMEs scale up and exceed their financial and impact objectives. Before transitioning to the social impact sector, Suha accumulated 13 years of experience in banking, culminating in her role as Credit Analysis Manager at a leading Lebanese bank. There she managed a portfolio of SMEs across seven branches, focusing on loan analysis, pricing strategies and risk management. In addition to her professional achievements, Suha co-founded the Lebanon Readers Society, which inspires a love for reading and fosters a vibrant literary community. She holds an MBA with a focus on Behavioral Economics and is a Certified Management Accountant. In her free time, Suha enjoys long-distance running, mountain climbing and reading her favourite coffee shops.