Fouad Riane holds a State-certified Engineering Diploma from Mohammedia School of Engineers, and a PhD in Management Science from the Catholique Louvain University in Mons, Belgium. Graduate of Hassan I University in Morocco and Blaise Pascal University in France, he is a professor qualified to lead research missions. He has 20 years of experience in teaching and research in management sciences, notably within UCL-Mons. He has also published a large number of papers on production system management and supply chain management.

Fouad Riane is a member of several research laboratories in Morocco and abroad and has supervised several doctoral theses. He has also held many academic responsibilities in several European research programs and inter-university cooperation programs.