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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

Elamer, A., Ntim, C., Abdou, H. and Pyke, C. (2019) 'Sharia Supervisory Boards, Governance Structures and Operational Risk Disclosures: Evidence from Islamic Banks in MENA Countries'. Global Finance Journal. pp. 100488 - 100488. ISSN: 1044-0283 Open Access Link

Journal article

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

Journal article

McLaughlin, C., Elamer, A., Glen, T., AlHares, A. and Gaber, HR. (2019) 'Accounting society’s acceptability of carbon taxes: Expectations and reality'. Energy Policy, 131 (August 2019). pp. 302 - 311. ISSN: 0301-4215 Open Access Link

Journal article

Alshbili, I. and Elamer, A. (2019) 'The Vocational Skills Gap in Accounting Education Curricula: Empirical Evidence from the UK'. International Journal of Management in Education. ISSN: 1750-385X Open Access Link

Journal article

Elamer, A., Ntim, CG., Abdou, HA., Zalata, A. and Elmagrhi, M. (2019) 'The impact of multi-layer governance on bank risk disclosure in emerging markets: The case of Middle East and North Africa'. Accounting Forum, 43 (2). pp. 246 - 281. ISSN: 0155-9982 Open Access Link

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