Barbara R. Hauser began her career as an international private client lawyer and expanded into family governance  to help families create their own respectful decision-making systems. She works independently, advising families on governance, family offices, raising children with wealth, multi-country inheritance issues and related areas.

She began visiting Saudi Arabia on a regular basis in 1998, and in 2014 wrote a book about her experiences there. Her book, Saudi-Girl Barbara: Memories of Saudi Arabia, is available for purchase at, as well as and  Hauser's other books include Mommy Are see Rich? Talking to Children About Family Money, International Family Governance, International Estate Planning: A Reference Guide and You Have to Change at Poggibonsi.


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