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Dr Ahmed Elamer

Dr Ahmed Elamer
Senior Lecturer in Accounting


Dr Ahmed Elamer joined Brunel University London as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting in April 2019.

Prior to joining Brunel Business School, Ahmed worked at Bradford University School of Management and the University of The West of Scotland, UK. He graduated from Mansoura University, with a BSc degree in Accounting (with First Class Honours). He holds an MSc in Accounting from Mansoura University and has completed his PhD in Accounting from the University of Huddersfield with a particular focus on Risk Disclosures, Multi-Level Governance, Credit Ratings, and Bank Performance.

Ahmed has published extensively in a number of internationally recognised journals, such as the Accounting Forum, Business & SocietyBusiness Strategy and the Environment, Expert Systems with Applications, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, amongst others.

Ahmed has presented his works at a number of national and international academic conferences, workshops, and seminars. Ahmed’s research interests are in the areas of Narrative Disclosure, Risk Governance, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Social and Environmental Accounting, Earnings Management, and Corporate Governance Mechanisms.


  • BSc (Accounting) with honours, from Mansoura University, Egypt
  • MSc (Accounting), from Mansoura University, Egypt
  • PhD (Accounting: Empirical essays on risk disclosures, multi-level governance, credit ratings, and bank value: evidence from MENA banks) from the University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK

Newest selected publications

Adhikariparajul, M., Hassan, A., Fletcher, M. and Elamer, A. (2020) 'Integrated Reporting in Higher Education: Insights from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales'. Social Responsibility Journal. ISSN: 1747-1117 Open Access Link

Journal article

AlHares, A., Elamer, A., Alshbili, I. and Moustafa, MW. (2020) 'Board Structure and Corporate R&D Intensity: Evidence from Forbes Global 2000'. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 28 (3). pp. 1 - 25. ISSN: 1018-368X Open Access Link

Journal article

Hassan, A., Elamer, A., Sobhan, N. and Fletcher, M. (2020) 'Voluntary assurance of sustainability reporting: Evidence from an emerging economy'. Accounting Research Journal, ahead-of-print (ahead-of-print). ISSN: 1030-9616 Open Access Link

Journal article

Alshbili, I., Elamer, A. and Beddewela, E. (2019) 'Ownership types, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility disclosures: Empirical evidence from a developing country'. Accounting Research Journal, 33 (1). pp. 148 - 166. ISSN: 1030-9616 Open Access Link

Journal article

Abdelhak, EE., Elamer, AA., AlHares, A. and McLaughlin, C. (2019) 'Auditors’ ethical reasoning in developing countries: The case of Egypt'. International Journal of Ethics and Systems, 35 (4). pp. 558 - 583. ISSN: 2514-9369 Open Access Link

Journal article
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