Professor Husam-Aldin Al-Malkawi

Professor Husam-Aldin Nizar Al-Malkawi
Professor of Finance/Head of MSc Finance & BSc. Accounting & Finance Programmes

Contact details

Email: [email protected]

Short Bio

Professor Al-Malkawi joined The British University in Dubai in September 2016.  He is a Professor of Finance and Head of MSc & BSc Finance Programmes at the Faculty of Business and Law, The British University in Dubai, UAE. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. Prof. Al-Malkawi is a Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE). He has worked in various capacities at different institutions in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Australia.

Prof. Al-Malkawi received several awards for excellence in research including 2019 Emerald Literati Award for Excellence: Highly Commended Paper Award, Faculty Recognition Award for Excellence in Research from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia in 2012, 2013, and 2014.  He has also been awarded with Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from two reputable journals published by Elsevier in 2017 and 2018. Recently, Prof. Al-Malkawi received 2019 Asian Education Leadership Award, Best Professor in Finance Studies.

He has published over 40 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Prof. Al-Malkawi serves as a referee for several international journals including Economic Systems; Emerging Market Finance and Trade; Business Ethics: A European Review; The European Journal of Finance; Economic Modelling; South African Journal of Economics; International Journal of Managerial Finance; Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, among others. His works have appeared in journals such as Economic Modelling; Research in International Business and Finance;  Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications; Managerial Finance; Business Ethics: A European Review; Humanomics; Journal of Emerging Market Finance; African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, and Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. His research interests include Islamic finance, corporate governance corporate financial policy, financial economics, e-banking and applied econometrics.

Degrees/Professional qualifications

  1. PhD in Finance, School of Economics and Finance, University of Western Sydney, Australia, 2005.
  2. Master of Commerce in Accounting and Financial Management, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, 1996.
  3. Bachelor of Economics, University of Aleppo, Syria, 1990.
  4. Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE), Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance, Dubai-UAE, 2018.

Administrative and Professional Experience

  1. September 2018 – present, Head of BSc Accounting &Finance Programme, The British University in Dubai, UAE.
  2. December 2016 – present, Head of MSc Finance Programme, The British University in Dubai, UAE.
  3. September 2016 – November 30, 2016, Coordinator of MSc in Finance Programme, The British University in Dubai, UAE.
  4. September 2014 – September 2015 Chair of Business Administration Department, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  5. October 2009 – January 15, 2012 Chair of Business Administration Department, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  6. Summer 2010 – Acting Assistant Provost for Administration and Finance, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  7. October 2007-October 2008 Director, Continuing Education Centre (CEC), ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  8. September 2006-August 2007 Chair of Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan.
  9. March 2006-September 2006 General Manager, Arena Club, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan.

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