Assistant Professor, Finance and Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September 2017 – Present)
Senior Lecturer, Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia (March 2017 – August 2017)
Post doctorate Fellow, Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (Sep 2016 – August 2017)
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Lincoln University College, Malaysia (Dec 2015 – February 2017)
Research Assistant, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia (July 2012 – Dec 2015)
Management Consultant, Arabic Express Sdn Bhd, Penang, Malaysia (July 2008 – Aug 2010)
Doctor of Philosophy, College of Business, University Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia (2015)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Institute of Management Accountants, Victoria, Australia (2012)
MSc in International Accounting, College of Business, University Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia (2010)
BSc in Commerce, Accounting Majoring, Sana’a University, Yemen (2006)
Honors and Awards
Geran Penjanaan – University Funding (MYR 10,000), Research and Innovation Management Centre, University Utara Malaysia (May 2016 – April 2017)
Research grant (MYR 10,000), OYA Graduate School of Business, University Utara Malaysia. (Jan 2013 – Dec 2015)
Scholarship for a PhD in Accounting from the Ministry of Higher Education, Yemen (USD$ 36,000) (July 2011 – June 2016)
Scholarship for an MSc in Accounting from the Ministry of Higher Education, Yemen (USD$ 27,000) (Jan 2008 – Dec 2010)
Al-dhamari, R., Al-Gamrh, Bakr & Ku Ismail, K. N (2017). Related Party Transactions and Audit Fees: The Role of the Internal Audit Function. Journal of Management & Governance, 1-26
Al-Dhamari, R., Ku Ismail, Ku Nor. & Al-Gamrh, Bakr (2016). Board diversity and corporate payout policy: do free cash flow and ownership concentration matter? Corporate Ownership and Control, 14 (1), 373-383.
Al-Gamrh, Bakr, & AL-Dhamari, R. A. (2016). Firm Characteristics and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure. International Business Management, 10(18), 4283-4291. doi: 10.3923/ibm.2016.4283.4291.
Al-dhamari, R., & Al-Gamrh, Bakr, (2016) Audit Committee Characteristics and Internal Audit Budget: Malaysian Evidence. Paper presented at the Workshop of Corporate Accountability: Major Actors, Innovative Instruments and Performance”, Paris, November 24, 2016 at ISTEC (France).
Al-dhamari, R., Al-Gamrh, Bakr & Ku Ismail, K. N (2015). Do Internal audit Function Attribute Audit fees? Evidence from Related Party Transactions in Malaysia. 2nd International Conference on Modern Research in Management, Economic and Accounting, Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2015)
Bakr Al-gamrh, and Ku Nor Izah Ku Ismail. Corporate Governance and Firm Performance in the UAE, International Conference on Financial and Actuarial Engineering, World Academy of Science, Holiday Inn Wembley, London (2015)
Bakr Al-gamrh, and Ku Nor Izah Ku Ismail. The Influence of Corporate Governance Strength on the Symptoms of the Financial Crisis, workshop of FTAs in a changing landscape of global governance, Keele University, the UK (2015)
Bakr Al-gamrh, and Ku Nor Izah Ku Ismail. Leverage, Risk and the Role of Corporate Governance Strength during Crisis and Non-Crisis Times, Fourth IIFT Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India (2014)
Bakr Al-gamrh. The Influence of Corporate governance on firm performance, 7th Symposium on Business Postgraduate Research, UUM (2011)
Bakr Al-gamrh. Social and Environmental Disclosure in Saudi Companies, Master Dissertation, College of Business, UUM, 2010.