Associate Professor of Accounting
School of Business, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

Nermeen Shehata is an associate professor of accounting, and the director of El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC), at the School of Business, the American University in Cairo (AUC). She has academic experience in a wide range of educational systems including American, British and Egyptian systems. Nermeen’s research interests are corporate governance (CG), financial reporting quality and corporate disclosure. She has got her research published in top-tier academic journals. Nermeen was invited by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to present her research at a high-level roundtable on investment attractiveness and transparency of the Egyptian capital market. She was selected by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to assess CG in Egypt for a report developed jointly with KPMG. Nermeen received several international awards including the Rising Star of Corporate Governance Award by Columbia University, and the Inaugural Adrian Cadbury Scholarship Award by the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN).