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Dr Ahmed Elamer
Senior Lecturer in Accounting


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, Journal of Business Ethics, Business & SocietyBusiness Strategy and the Environment, International Journal of Finance and Economics, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, amongst others.

Ahmed has presented his work 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.

Dr Ahmed Elamer is a member of the Accounting and Auditing Research Group at Brunel University London.


  • 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


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Newest selected publications

Murphy, P., McLaughlin, C. and Elamer, AA. (2023) 'Audit Partner Gender and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Impact on Audit Fees and Key Audit Matters'. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 0 (accepted, in perss). ISSN: 1985-2517 Open Access Link

Journal article

Elamer, A., Elbialy, BA., Alsaab, KA. and Khashan, MA. (2022) 'The Impact of COVID-19 on the Relationship between Non-Renewable Energy and Saudi Stock Market Sectors Using Wavelet Coherence Approach and Neural Networks'. Sustainability, 14 (21). pp. 1 - 24.Open Access Link

Journal article

Owusu, A., Kwabi, F., Owusu-Mensah, R. and Elamer, A. (2022) 'Lead Independent Director, Managerial Risk-Taking and Cost of Debt: Evidence from UK'. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 0 (accepted, in press). ISSN: 1061-9518 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hazaea, SA., Zhu, J., Elamer, A. and Khatib, SFA. (2022) 'Mapping the Literature of Internal Auditing in Europe: A Systematic Review and Agenda for Future Research'. Meditari Accountancy Research, 0 (in press). ISSN: 2049-372X Open Access Link

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El-Dyasty, M. and Elamer, A. (2022) 'Female leadership and financial reporting quality in Egypt'. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 0 (accepted, in press). ISSN: 0967-5426 Open Access Link

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