Dr Marwa Elnahas
Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: 0191 208 1691
- Address: Room 7.24
Newcastle University Business School
5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SE
Marwa is a doctoral graduate of Lancaster University and joined Newcastle University Business school as a lecturer of Accounting and Finance. She previously worked in the EIBF Centre (Aston University business school) as a senior research fellow. She is currently a visiting fellow in the GOLCER centre (Lancaster University Management School). Her background also reflect on professional practices as an auditor and accountant in local auditing firms as well as multi-national Oil & Gas Corporations (e.g. Shell & Schlumberger, Egypt). Marwa is a Fellow in the Higher Education Academy of U.K.
Marwa's research is particularly interested in the link between financial reporting, accounting quality and corporate governance. Her research interests also draw upon Islamic banking & finance, in comparison with conventional banking, for issues related to financial reporting standards, stock markets' valuation and accountability. Marwa’s empirical research and publications (in ranked ABS academic journals and media articles) incorporates earnings management, risk-taking and capital market valuations models in financial institutions as well as M&A in non-financial firms.
Marwa and her colleagues at Newcastle/Durham Universities were awarded an ESRC funding for the IAA call 2016. She is also a member in the peer review college of ESRC-GCRF. She has contributed to several international conferences and has received academic awards such as “Best academic paper award” in Accounting and Finance, AIB-MENA conference. She is a referee in leading ABS peer-reviewed journals.
Marwa has a teaching experience for about 13 years in several accounting and finance modules across top ranked academic institutions such as; Newcastle University, Lancaster University, American university in Cairo and the English faculty of Commerce in Cairo University. This includes courses like auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, statistics and financial statements analyses. She currently supervises Ph.D students in the area of earnings management, Islamic and conventional banking, corporate governance and environmental accounting.
- Earnings management & Accounting Manipulations
- FinTech & Blockchains
- Corporate Governance
- Islamic & conventional Banking/Finance
- Financial reporting in Banks (Case studies)
- Management Accounting
- Financial Accounting
- Islamic accounting & Finance
- Abdelsalam O, Dimitropoulos P, Elnahass M, Leventis S. Earnings management behaviors under different monitoring mechanisms: The case of Islamic and conventional banks. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 2016, 132(Supp), 155-173.
- Elnahas M, Izzeldin M. Financial Services facing upheaval prior to IFRS 9 implementation. Snapshot 2016.
- Elnahass M, Izzeldin M, Abdelsalam O. Loan loss provisions, bank valuations and discretion: a comparative study between conventional and Islamic banks. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 2014, 103(Suppl), S160-S173.
- Hegazy M, Elnahas M. An Analysis of Multi-Location Audit Risk Factors and the Improvement of the Audit Process: An Empirical Study. Journal of Economics and Engineering 2012, 3(1).