Contemporary Trends and Emerging Perspectives in Governance Mechanisms for the Global Banking Industry: New Insights from Alternative Banking Business Models
Marwa Elnahass (Newcastle University)
A full Professor in Accounting and Finance at Newcastle University Business School (NUBS) with a PhD from Lancaster University. She holds several key leadership positions within Newcastle University and in the Business School (NUBS). She serves as the Chair of the Board of Studies for Accounting & Finance. Additionally, she actively contributes as a panel member for both the Staff Promotion Committee and the Athena SWAN Committee within the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS). Furthermore, Prof. Elnahass has taken on the important role of acting Ethics Convenor for the Business School since 2019, ensuring ethical considerations are upheld within academic, research and teaching activities. She is a lead investigator in the "Responsible and Sustainable Innovation " division and a member of the steering group for the "Newcastle University Centres of Research Excellence (NUCoRE)" focused on Cyber Security and Resilience. Additionally, she is affiliated with Newcastle University Climate and Environmental Resilience NUCoRE. She has also been selected to be part of esteemed peer groups involved in different accreditation processes for NUBS. She has served as a member of the EQUIS accreditation Panel Assessment meetings in 2018 and 2022, the AACSB accreditation in 2019, demonstrating her commitment to maintaining and enhancing the quality of business education for her institution. Throughout her esteemed career, she has made significant contributions to various editorial boards. Notably, she serves as an associate editor for prominent journals, including the International Journal of Finance and Economics, Emerging Markets Review, Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, and International Journal of Financial Studies, Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment. She also serves as an editorial board member for ABS listed 3* and 4* peer-journals specializing in accounting, sustainability, and finance. Her expertise as a lead guest editor is showcased in the special issue of the International Journal of Accounting (TIJA_SI), and she has also acted as a co-guest editor for another special issue in the Journal of Risk and Financial Management. Additionally, Prof. Elnahass has successfully edited two editorial books in the World Scientific Publishing (forthcoming). In addition to her editorial roles, she also contributes as a panellist and a referee for UKRI and international research councils, such as AHRC, ESRC, and QNRF. Prof. Elnahass actively engages as a peer reviewer for several highly ranked and influential journals.