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Dr Ahmed Elamer

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


BBS Research Seminar Coordinator

Newest selected publications

El-Dyasty, MM. and Elamer, AA. (2022) 'Multiple audit mechanism, audit quality and cost of debt: empirical evidence from a developing country'. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, 0 (in press). ISSN: 1741-3591 Open Access Link

Journal article

Owusu, A., Zalata, AM., Omoteso, K. and Elamer, A. (2022) 'Is there a trade-off between accrual-based and real earnings management activities in the presence of (fe) male auditors?'. Journal of Business Ethics, 175 (4). pp. 1 - 40. ISSN: 0167-4544 Open Access Link

Journal article

Elmagrhi, MH., Ntim, CG., Wang, Y., Elamer, A. and Crossley, R. (2021) 'The Effect of Vice-Chancellor Characteristics and Internal Governance Mechanisms on Voluntary Disclosures in UK Higher Education Institutions'. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, In press. pp. 100428 - 100428. ISSN: 1061-9518 Open Access Link

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El-Dyasty, M. and Elamer, A. (2021) 'The effect of ownership structure and board characteristics on auditor choice: Evidence from Egypt'. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, 18 (4). pp. 1 - 33. ISSN: 1741-3591 Open Access Link

Journal article

Khatib, SFA., Abdullah, DF., Elamer, A., Yahaya, IS. and Owusu, A. (2021) 'Global trends in board diversity research: A bibliometric view'. Meditari Accountancy Research, 0 (in press). pp. 1 - 29. ISSN: 2049-372X Open Access Link

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