Dr Al-Hares obtained his PhD from Manchester University and is currently serving as Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance, and Director of Master of Business Program at University of Wollongong in Dubai.
His research interests lie in financial performance, valuation, corporate governance, earnings management, and emerging financial markets. He has had a number of articles published in peer reviewed international journals, as well as numerous conference presentations.
He has established a reputation as a renowned financial consultant for a number of prestigious International and GCC corporations in Banking, Investment and Service sectors. His professional memberships include the British, American and European Accounting Associations.