Dr. Khalid Said Al-Amri

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:22 Ground Floor
Ext. #:1857

Fields of Interest:

Insurance, Takaful Insurance, Risk Management, Finance, Operational Risk


Ph.D. Risk Management and Insurance, Fox School of Business, Temple University, USA
MSc. Actuarial Science, Boston University, USA
BSc. Commerce and Economics (Business Statistics), Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Dr. Khalid Al-Amri is an Assistant professor at the college of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University. He holds his MSc. from Boston University in Actuarial Science and PhD in Insurance and Risk Management from Fox School of Business (Temple University). He has done extensive research in the area of Takaful insurance and risk management. His research interests focus on Takaful insurance, insurance economic and efficiency, actuarial science, operational risk, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), and CEO compensation. Dr. Al-Amri has written technical reports for various institutions in the USA and Oman. He also serves as an ad hoc referee for different academic journals. He has published in a number of internationally refereed journals and delivered presentations at international renowned conferences. Dr. Al Amri is a member of American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA) and Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA).

Selected Publications:

  • Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA) (2014); USA, Napa, Jan 2014 “Does Enterprise Risk Management Effectively Manage Operational Risk?” (Best Paper Award)
  • American Risk and Insurance Association (2013) Annual Meeting; D.C., US, Aug. 2013. “Economies of Scope and Agency Problems: Evidence from the Takaful Insurance Industry”
  • International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) (2013); Nottingham, U.K., June 2013. “Does Corporate Social Responsibility Provide Insurance for Operational Risk?”
  • Khalid Al Amri, Said Gattoufi, Saeed Al Muharrami, (2012) "Analyzing the Technical Efficiency of Insurance Companies in GCC", Journal of Risk Finance, The, Vol. 13 Issue: 4.