Associate Professor / College of Business & Finance - Accounting & Economics Dept.
Dr Sarea has published two books, editor of three books, published four book chapters and more than 50 papers in internationally renowned journals and he serves on the editorial team of several international journals published by Elsevier Publishing, Emerald Group Publishing, Inderscience Publishers Ltd and IGI Global Publisher, USA.
Awarded the Best Paper Award in 2014, Emerald Publishing Group, Literati Network Awards for Excellence. “Adoption of AAOIFI Accounting Standards by Islamic Banks of Bahrain”: Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting. Vol.11, (1), 2013. pp 131-142.
Dr Sarea holds the rank of Associate Professor of Accounting and Economics at Ahlia University. He obtained a PhD in Economics and Muamalat Administration (Accounting) from the Islamic Science University of Malaysia in 2011. He joined Ahlia University in September 2011 and has been Director of the Ahlia MBA Program since 2013. In 2014, Dr. Sarea Received the Best Paper Award from Emerald Group Publishing (UK). He conducts research in the areas of Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions, Islamic Social Finance, International Accounting Standards, IFRS, AAOIFI, IFSB, Current Issues in Financial Reporting, Earnings Quality, Earnings Management, Intellectual Capital and Accounting Education. Dr Sarea has published two books, editor of three books, published four book chapters and more than 50 papers in internationally renowned journals and he serves on the editorial team of several international journals published by Elsevier Publishing, Emerald Group Publishing, Inderscience Publishers Ltd and IGI Global Publisher and he has been appointed as a recognized PhD supervisor by Brunel University London. He also serves as a Trainer for Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions, IFRS and Financial Reporting and as an external evaluator, reviewer and examiner for PhD thesis, MBA and Accounting programs locally and internationally. In 2019, I have been appointed as member of University Council, Ahlia University- Kingdom of Bahrain.
Fatima Al-Rawahi “An Investigation of the level of Compliance with International Accounting Standards (IAS 1) by Listed firms in Bahrain Bourse- MBA program- Ahlia University
Zainab A. Hussein “The adoption of International Accounting Standards (IAS 19) by Listed firms in Bahrain Bourse- MBA program- Ahlia University
Maryam Abdulla Juma Mehaiza, “Risk Management in Government sector: Ministry of Works (MOW)”. Master of Engineering Management Program, George Washington University/ Ahlia University
Wael Ezzeldeen Mohamed Arafa, “Role of Finance in Engineering Management: A Qualitative Study”, Master of Engineering Management Program, George Washington University/ Ahlia University
In 2010 participated at the workshop of the skills development programme on SPSS that was hold between 21 Jun to 23 Jun 2010 which organized by International Islamic University Malaysia.
In 2010 participated the Early Career Researcher Consortium- 8 November 2010 Collaboration between IAAER, ACCA, MAREF and University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
In 2010 attended the workshop on Shari’ah issues on Islamic finance and wealth management. The conference was organized by Faculty of Economics and Business Administration – Islamic Science University of Malaysia. 14th November 2010.
In 2012, attending a Staff Development Session (in PhD Supervision) for the 4th till the 5th of June 2012. Run by Brunel University London and Ahlia University, Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain.
March I7, 2012, Advisor & Counselor Roles at Ahlia University (1), Soft Skills Workshop, Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain.
March 12, 2012, the Methodology of Teaching & Learning at Ahlia University, Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain.
March 19, 2012, Advisor & Counselor Roles at Ahlia University (2), Manama-Kingdom of Bahrain.
May 21 & 23, 2012, Teaching Methodology, Ahlia University, Manama-Kingdom of Bahrain.
January 19, 2013- February 16, 2013, Training of Trainers-Enterprise Creation in Ahlia University. UNIDO program (United Nation).
February 19, 2013, attending seminar about “Can the Chinese currency “Yuan” be a reserve currency” organized by the Bahrain Overseas Centre of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Ahlia University. Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
February 27, 2013, ACCA and Accounting Profession, organizing by College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University. Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
March 3, 2013, Building Economic Awareness: A key step toward a knowledge-based society, organized The Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Centre for Research at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), Financial Harbour, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
May 28 & 29, 2013 attending a Doctoral Symposium, organized jointly by Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain & Brunel University London, United Kingdom.