- Assoc. Prof.
- Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University
Dr. Ali Polat is currently an associate professor at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. He graduated from Istanbul University, College of Political Sciences in 1997. Dr. Polat completed his MA in 1999 and Ph.D. in 2007, both from Marmara University, Institute of Banking and Insurance, Istanbul, Turkey. During his education, he worked for Faisal Finance, Family Finance and Turkiye Finance, all of which are participation banks licenced in Turkey.
In 2009, Dr. Polat began teaching at King Saud University, College of Business Administration, Finance Department and continued until 2014. He held several public positions from 2014 to 2018. He also taught at the University of Hail, CBA, Economics and Finance Department during the 2019-2020 academic year. Dr. Polat research interests include International Trade and Finance, Islamic Banking, Banking Operations and Islamic Economics.