Lawand Group

Comprises numerous companies, each being a completely separate legal and commercial entity and each with its own dedicated team. All are successful in their respective fields.

Lawand Trade

Established in 1991, it is Australia’s most prominent exporter and marketer of Australian branded foods and beverages to the Middle East. Founded, owned and run by Nassif Lawand, it is responsible for over 130 Australian household brands exported and distributed throughout the Middle East. It recently made a strategic decision to enter the South East and North East Asian markets and in a short period has made significant inroads.

Lawand Marketing & Consultancy

Established in 1994, it is the backbone of the companies within the Lawand Group. Founded, owned and run by Nassif Lawand, it provides, from Dubai, the marketing support for the majority of the Lawand companies and from Bangalore, the complete set of back office services for all the Lawand companies.

Lawand Tourism

Established in 1995 by Nassif Lawand and Toufic Lawand and now owned and run by Nassif, is Australia’s dominant Australian Inbound Operator in the Arabian Gulf. It played a significant role in pioneering Australian tourism in the Arabian Gulf, offering an extensive set of services to both the travel trade and the travelling public.

Lawand Education

Established in 2006 by Nassif Lawand and Toufic Lawand and now owned and run by Toufic, is an Australian education agency, with branches in Australia, Arabian Gulf States, India and USA, directly representing most Australian and over 100 USA universities and a growing number of universities in the UK, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand, as well as China, Poland, and Malaysia.

SBG India

Established in 2010, it is an Indian importer and distributor of high quality Western-style grocery brands. Founded, owned and run by Nassif Lawand, Supplier Behind the Grocer is strategically placed to commence operations as soon as the Indian government implements retailing reforms.


Established in 2012, it is an innovative, unique concept that brings the consumer of A-grade fruits and vegetables, in the Arabian Gulf, only one step away from picking his/her own produce from the orchards and gardens of Lebanon. Founded, owned and run by Nassif Lawand, forms part of a long-term vision.