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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

Elamer, A., Abdallah, A., Abdelghany, M. and Amin, H. (2024) 'Antecedents and Consequences of Intellectual Capital: A Systematic Review, Integrated Framework and Agenda for Future Research'. Management Review Quarterly. ISSN: 2198-1620

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Elamer, A., Mounia, BOULHAGA. and IBRAHIM, BA. (2024) 'Corporate tax avoidance and firm value: The moderating role of environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings'. Business Strategy and the Environment. ISSN: 0964-4733

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Ullah, F., Owusu, A. and Elamer, AA. (2024) 'New blood brings change: Exploring the link between rookie independent directors and corporate cash holdings'. Long Range Planning, 57 (4). pp. 1 - x. ISSN: 0024-6301 Open Access Link

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El-Dyasty, MM. and Elamer, AA. (2024) 'How female leadership and auditor affiliations shape audit fees: evidence from Egypt'. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 0 (ahead of print). pp. 1 - 21. ISSN: 1985-2517 Open Access Link

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Elamer, A. and Kato, M. (2024) 'Governance dynamics and the human capital disclosure-engagement paradox: a Japanese perspective'. Competitiveness Review, 0 (ahead of print). pp. 1 - 24. ISSN: 1059-5422 Open Access Link

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