Staff profile


Dr Ahmad Alshehabi


School: Christ Church Business School

Campus: Canterbury

Tel: 01227 923702

Profile summary


Ahmad Alshehabi is a Lecturer in Accounting, and the Programme Director for the Accounting and Finance (single honours) and Accounting (single & combined honours) degrees at Canterbury Christ Church Business School. Ahmad is, also, an external examiner for the University of Law, and an ad hoc reviewer for International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation.

Ahmad holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the University of Birmingham. Before joining Canterbury Christ Church University, Ahmad has taught various courses in Accounting/Finance within Birmingham Business School- University of Birmingham. 

Ahmad is a proactive researcher in accounting with a particular focus on accounting diversity across countries. Ahmad has previously carried out quantitative research on the impact of countries’ institutions on goodwill impairment practices, and he is currently working on a project funded by the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA) with Prof. Sabur Mollah and Dr Hussein Halabi at Swansea University. Ahmad is also working with Dr Murniati Mukhlisin and other colleagues on "Poverty Eradication Through Financial Discipline" project, which has recently received a research grant of £8,843 from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Indonesia.

Academic Qualifications & Professional Membership

  • PhD in Accounting and Finance- University of Birmingham.
  • British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA).
  • Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Teaching and subject expertise

  • International Financial Reporting. 
  • Contemporary Accounting Issues.

External activities

An External Examiner for the University of Law

An Ad Hoc Reviewer for the International Journal of AccountingAuditing and Performance Evaluation. 

Publications and research outputs

Halabi, Hussein., Alshehabi, Ahmad . & Zakaria, Idlan. (2019). Informal Institutions and Managers’ Earnings Management Choices: Evidence from IFRS Adopting Countries. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics. Available at:

Alshehabi, A., Alessandro, A., & Georgiou, G. (2018). Country-Specific Drivers of the Value Relevance of Goodwill Impairment Losses. The 2018 Cross Country Perspectives in Finance (CCPF) Conference (June 21-23, 2018- Guangzhou, China): A special theme of Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money (JIFMIM).


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