Dr. Florence Eid, formerly Head of MENA research at JP Morgan, is the Founder and Chief Economist of Arabia Monitor. Dr. Eid has been Professor of Economics and Finance at the American University of Beirut and visiting professor at INSEAD and HEC Paris. She has worked with the World Bank on Latin American and North Africa as well as on the buy side as a hedge fund investment professional. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Arab Banking Corporation International Bank in London and has been a Trustee of the American University in Paris as well as a Patron of the Contemporary Arts Society in London. Dr. Eid holds a Ph.D. in Organization Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).