Hassan Syed is a law graduate from England and Wales. He holds an LLM in International law and a doctorate in Finance and Economics. He is also a professional civil engineer. Hassan is currently completing his second doctoral degree in Italy. He has published extensively on the topics of sustainability, environmentalism, law, history, sociology, economics, and finance. Three of his publications are now chapters in IGI Global books. He is an active researcher and international presenter at annual international conferences on environmentalism, law, and economics. He serves as a scientific committee member for three international conferences on economics and finance. Hassan is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association, American Economic Association, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.