Dr. George Majdalany is a graduate with great distinction from the Doctor of Philosophy program in Finance. His doctoral dissertation is entitled: “The Effect of Intellectual Assets and Intellectual Liabilities Disclosure on Financial Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Publicly Listed Companies in the United Arab Emirates” and was defended in Sept-2012. He is a Certified Management Accountant from the Institute of Management Accountants in the USA. He holds an MBA in Finance & Accounting with honors and a BBA in Accounting with honors from the Middle East University in Beruit. In 2001 and 2002 he was awarded by Middle East University for academic excellence. He has several publications in International journals on topics that include: Intellectual Assets, Fiscal Deregulation and Economic Freedom. Professionally, he holds the position of Regional Finance Director for Dalkia Middle East.