A passionate entrepreneur, advisor, and investor in the F&B industry events and brand acquisition in the Middle East, with the vision of bridging the gap that currently lies in the F&B sector in Bahrain. Her intention is to support entrepreneurs and SME’s to achieve their aspirations and scale up their businesses with the help of a team that focuses entirely on the F&B sector.

She is honored to be a member in the following capacities for key Initiatives by prominent partner organizations:

Member of Advisory Sector F&B and Hospitality, Tamkeen.
Board Member Asean Bahrain Council
Committee member Tourism & Hospitality, Bahrain Entrepreneurs Organization

With an undeniably strong entrepreneurial spirit, keen intellect to identify good business opportunities, and the ability to channel solutions to cater to everyone’s unique needs thus create a sustainable ecosystem that supports the growth of the Food and Beverage sector in Bahrain.

Leena possesses a bachelor’s in microbiology supported with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) plus Certificates in Project Management and Restaurant and Kitchen Management. Her experience in the public & government sector coupled with a passion for gastronomy further reinforce her knowledge of the food industry. She established Culinaire & Beyond with an objective to contribute to the growth of the F&B and Hospitality industry in the GCC by working closely with entrepreneurs to achieve their aspirations.


Culinaire & Beyond W.L.L


Chief Executive Officer