Dr. Khalid Abu Zayed

Dr. Khalid Ahmed Abu Zayed

Title:   Assistant Professor, Head of Faculty of Business and Management Studies
Email: kabuzayed@gulfcollege.edu.om
Tel:    24468631
Ext.#:  111

Fields of Interest :

Global corporate finance and Financial Services


PhD in Banking – University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
Master of Commerce in Banking and Business Finance, the Maharaja Sayaji Rao, (M.S. University of Baroda), Baroda, India
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Pune University, Pune, India

Short Bio:

Dr. Khalid Ahmed Abu Zayed is a devoted academician with more than 17 years of experience in the field of education. He has been serving the College as the Head of the Faculty of Business and Management Studies since 2012. He heads the largest faculty in the College. He works collaboratively with lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other academic and non-academic staff members within the college for the smooth functioning of the faculty. He is committed to providing the highest quality of teaching and learning environment to the students of his faculty. As a member of the College’s Academic Board, he ensures his faculty is well-represented, provided with the required resources and support, and seamlessly aligned with the College’s strategic objectives.

Dr. Khalid joined Gulf College in the year 2005 as a Lecturer. Before joining Gulf College, he worked as a teaching faculty in Al Marqab University in Libya. Owning his commitment to the college and enthusiasm to educating students, he was promoted to an Award Leader in 2008, in which he worked as a lecturer in addition to serving the administrative tasks for the Faculty of Business and Management Studies. With more than 5 years in this position, he garners expertise, confidence, and commitment towards the college’s prime stakeholders, their students, and exhibited leadership skills, which enabled him to reach to the next higher position as the Head of Faculty in which he serves till date.

Dr. Khalid obtained his bachelor’s from the University of Pune. He then completed his master’s in Banking and Business Finance from the University of Baroda and finally did his Doctorate in the field of Banking from the University of Rajasthan in India. His research interests are in the field of global corporate finance, financial markets, and financial services.

Selected Publications:

Khalaf, A.O.B., & Abu Zayed, K.A. (2008). EU association agreement implementations on Jordan economy. Journal of Human Science, 8, 1-10.

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