Idries M. Al-Jarrah is Professor of Finance at Qatar University. He holds an BA degree in accounting from Yarmouk University in Jordan), an MBA degree in Accounting from The University of Jordan, and an MA and Ph.D. degrees in Banking and Finance from the University of Wales, UK.  Prior to joining joining the University of Qatar, Idries worked for the Central Bank of Jordan during the period 1990-2004 and then joined the University of Jordan as a professor of finance over the period 2004-2012. Idries has taught several courses in banking and finance at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, worked as a supervisor and a discussant of graduate students’ projects and theses. His primary area of interest focuses on banking sectors in the emerging markets particularly in the Middle East, with a focus on their structure and efficiency. Furthermore, his interests also include stock market analysis and corporate governance. He has published over 20 research papers in various national and international refereed journals in these areas and served as a reviewer for many national international refereed Journals.

  • Present2013

    Professor of Finance

    Qatar University

  • 20162013

    Chairing the Endowed Chair of the Commercial Bank at QU

    Doha, Qatar

  • 20122011

    Deputy Dean for Administrative Affairs/ Faculty of Business, University of Jordan

    Amman, Jordan

  • 20112010

    The Chairman of the Department of Finance/ Faculty of Business, University of the Middle East

    Amman, Jordan

  • 20102009

    The Chairman of the Department of Finance/ Faculty of Business, University of Jordan

    Amman, Jordan

  • 20041990

    On-site Controller and Major Financial Analyst, Department of Banking Supervision, The Central Bank of Jordan, Jordan

    Amman, Jordan

  • PhD 2002

    ­PhD in Banking and Finance

    University of Wales/ Bangor (UK)

  • Master 1999

    ­MA (with distinction) in Finance

    University of Wales/ Bangor (UK)

  • MBA in Accounting 1992

    ­MBA in Accounting

    University of Jordan

  • BA in Accounting 1987

    ­BA in Accounting

    Yarmouk University (Jordan)