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Dr Essia Ries


International Center for Training and Development

Dr Essia Ries Ahmed is currently working as an instructor on training programs prepared by the International Center for Training and Development (ICTD) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is an auditor and a member of the Iraq Institute of Accountants.

Essia received his Bachelor’s degree in Commercial Science from Baghdad College of Economic Sciences University, Iraq, and his Master’s degree in Accounting from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He received his PhD from the University of Malaysia Perlis.

His primary research interests concern financial reporting and accounting and Islamic finance. He has published articles in the Journal of Accounting and Business and the Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, and he has also presented papers at both national and international conferences. He is a reviewer for and member of the editorial board of several journals.