Dr. Elbahar is an Assistant Professor at the College of Business Administration (COBA) at the American University in the Emirates (AUE). He earned his Bachelor in Accounting from Ain Shams University and his Ph.D. in corporate governance and risk management from Plymouth University, UK. Dr. Elbahar is distinguished by diverse professional background whereas he has extensive broad experience in the field of accounting, External auditing, Internal Auditing, corporate governance and risk management for around 20 years. During these years he joint big firms such as; Deloitte, Talal Abu Ghazaleh & Co, Dubai Government and DMI. Furthermore, he joint Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University HBMSU as an assistant professor and he was specialised in teaching accounting and auditing. In terms of research, Dr. Elbahar published number of research papers in area of corporate governance and risk management in international journals and conferences, and his current and future interest is to publish in the area of accounting, auditing, corporate governance and risk management.
Dr. Elbahar awarded number of professional certificates as follow:
- Certified Public Accountant, CPA, Colorado, USA.
- Certified Internal Auditor, CIA, IIA, USA.
- Certification in Risk Management Assurance, CRMA, USA.
- Certified Professional Ethics, CPE, Colorado, USA.