Taha Alsadi

PhD Student
I have a bachelor and postgraduate diploma degrees in accounting from Damascus University. I also have a master degree in financial management from Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences. In 2012, I completed my MSc in banking, finance and risk management from GCU. Recently, I have obtained a postgraduate certificate in research methods from GCU as well. The focus of my PhD study is about the interaction between economic factors and bank performance and efficiency. I worked in Syrian banking industry for seven years followed by three years of teaching in the higher education(undergraduate level).


The Interaction between Economic Factors and Bank Performance, Efficiency, and Stability: Evidence from UK.


Dr. Kazem Falahati

Department & Subject Group

Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk

Specialisms & Interests

  • Bank Performance and Efficiency Analysis
  • Bank Risk Measurement and Management
  • Islamic Banking

Current Research

  • Performance and Efficiency of Major British Banking Groups
  • Performance and Efficiency of conventional and Islamic banks in Arabian Gulf Countries