Dr. Medhat El Guindy is the chair of the Accounting and Finance department and Associate Professor of Accounting at AUD. Medhat did his PhD in Accounting at the Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He joined AUD in Spring 2017 as a full time Assistant Professor of Accounting. His academic experience includes teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at a wide range of universities including University of Leeds (UK), Tanta University (Egypt), Helwan University, and American University in Cairo.
His research interests include Earnings Management, Auditor Fees, Auditor choice, Audit Tenure, Corporate Governance, and IFRS. Medhat published his work in several international refereed journals such as journal of International Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Developing Areas, and Corporate Ownership and Control. He presented his research in several regional and international conferences. Dr. El Guindy is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA certificate holder number 38625) and he has extensive experience teaching CMA courses. He had previously worked as a professional auditor at Deloitte and Touche.