Associate Professor Dr Adel Sarea is the winner of Emerald Literati Award 2014 for Excellence (UK). He has published many articles, book chapters and edited several books. He received many awards and invited as a keynote speaker on several occasions. Dr Sarea serves on the editorial team of several international journals published by Elsevier, Emerald, Taylor & Francis and Inderscience (UK). Dr Sarea is the Associate Editor, Heliyon Business and Economics (Elsevier), Consulting Editor, Journal of Education for Business (Taylor & Francis), AE, International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (Emerald), AE, ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance (Emerald), AE, Asian Journal of Accounting Research (Emerald), EAB, Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research (Emerald), EAB, Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration (Emerald) and AE, MENA Journal of Cross-Cultural Management (Inderscience).
He obtained his PhD in Economics and Muamalat Administration (Accounting) from USIM Malaysia in 2011. He joined Ahlia University in September 2011 and has been Director of Ahlia MBA Program since 2013. In 2015, He has been appointed as a recognized PhD supervisor by Brunel University London.