Dr Mahmoud Elmarzouky


I joined Kingston University as a Senior Lecturer in accounting and finance. I won the Student Experience Excellence Lecturer Award 2019 whilst working at the University of Portsmouth. I have a bachelors and master's degree in Accounting and Finance from Egypt. I earned my PhD in accounting and financial management from the University of Portsmouth, UK, along with over 15 years of experience between academic and professional careers - including time at the Egyptian Tax authority and various roles at universities in the UK and Egypt. I am an experienced lecturer with teaching experience in higher education and professional experience in tax authorities since 2004, alongside lecturing at The University of Portsmouth, International College of Portsmouth, Anglia Ruskin University, University of Westminster and Kingston University. 

I am also a certified fraud examiner and have an associate fellowship in higher education. I have developed and delivered various workshops and training sessions on textual analysis. I have also designed, developed and implemented a wide range of courses in the accounting and finance domain. I have also provided accounting and finance consultation for SMEs.

I am also supervising students in the area of financial performance and CSR. I have published in high ranked peer-reviewed journals. I am an ad-hoc reviewer of various academic journals such as; the International Journal of Finance and Economics, International Journal of Emerging Markets, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Journal of financial reporting and accounting and the European Journal of Management and Business Economics. I have also contributed as a reviewer for the EURAM 2020 (European Academy of Management) Conference. American Accounting Association 2020 Ohio Regional Meeting.

Outside of the University, I have been a governor at the Citizen Advice Bureau and a trustee at York play space. I am also qualified as a Mental health and wellbeing First aider. 

Accepting PhD Students: I am happy to receive any informal inquiry for PhD students. 

Academic responsibilities

Senior lecturer of Accounting and Finance


  • PhD: Essays on the Key Audit Matters: UK Evidence, University of Portsmouth, UK
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance, Suez Canal University, Egypt
  • BSc in Accounting, Menofiya University, Egypt
  • Associate Fellow in HEA, UK
  • CFE, Certified Fraud Examiner.

Teaching and learning

  • Introduction to Management Accounting, L3.
  • Accounting principles, L3.
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting, L4.
  • Quantitative Methods for Accountants, L4.
  • Toolbox for accounting professionals L4.
  • Business Planning, L4.
  • Business Finance, L4.
  • Data Skills and Quantitative methods, L4.
  • Accounting and Finance Fundamentals, L4.
  • Business Accounting, L4.
  • Accounting and Finance, L4.
  • Business accounting, Level 5.
  • Auditing, Level 5.
  • Financial Analysis for managers, Level 5.
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting, L5.
  • Financial markets and institutions L5.
  • Advanced Management Accounting, L6. 
  • Financial reporting, L5.
  • Critical Issues in Accounting and Finance, L6.
  • Corporate finance and business valuation, L7.
  • Forensic Accounting, L7.
  • Quantitative methods,  L7.
  • Finance Management and Corporate Valuation,  L7.
  • Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, L7.
  • Finance Management and Corporate Valuation, L7.

Undergraduate courses taught

Postgraduate courses taught


My current research interest's agenda include:

Auditing, Audit Quality, Independent Audit Report, Reporting Quality, Taxation, Content analysis, Narrative Disclosure, Corporate Narrative Reporting, Risk disclosure, Climate change, Carbon emission, Financial reporting standards, Islamic finance and corporate governance. 


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Elmarzouky, Mahmoud, Albitar, Khaldoon and Hussainey, Khaled (2021) Covid-19 and performance disclosure : does governance matter? International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, ISSN (print) 1834-7649 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Karim, ATM Enayet, Albitar, Khaldoon and Elmarzouky, Mahmoud (2021) A novel measure of corporate carbon emission disclosure, the effect of capital expenditures and corporate governance. Journal of Environmental Management, 290, p. 112581. ISSN (print) 0301-4797

Albitar, Khaldoon, Al-shaer, Habiba and Elmarzouky, Mahmoud (2021) Do assurance and assurance providers enhance COVID-related disclosures in CSR reports? An examination in the UK context. International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, 29(3), pp. 410-428. ISSN (online) 1834-7649

Alkurdi, Amneh, Hamad, Amneh, Thneibat, Hussam and Elmarzouky, Mahmoud (2021) Ownership structure’s effect on financial performance : an empirical analysis of Jordanian listed firms. Cogent Business & Management, 8(1), p. 1939930. ISSN (online) 2331-1975

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