Osama El-Temtamy

Assistant Professor

Business, Faculty of

Oland Hall 229

Saint John

1 506 638 2488

Osama El-Temtamy joined the faculty of Business in fall 2016 in the Accounting area. He joins UNB Saint John from Zayed University (ZU), UAE where he served as the Associate Dean for academic affairs at the rank of Associate Professor.

He earned his doctorate in Economics and Accounting Information Systems from Middle Tennessee State University (AACSB), USA, in 1995, a Master of Science in Accounting from University of New Haven (AACSB), USA, in 1992, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from University of Louisiana at Lafayette (AACSB), USA, in 1988.

He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honorary Fraternity). In addition, Dr. El-Temtamy has been admitted to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, USA, as a CPA in May 1992, to the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA, as a CIA in May 1995 and to the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants as CA in May 1999.

Before joining ZU, Dr. El-Temtamy spent six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Toronto Canada, as a Manager within the Project Finance and Privatization unit where he gained extended consulting experience ranging from public and private corporations to sovereign governments. In 2010 he was seconded to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, UAE, for six months as an external consultant in the ministry’s internal audit department to develop their internal audit manual and their annual internal audit plan.


El-Temtamy, O. and Ghulame, R., Elena, J. (in press, 2016). ‘Calendar Anomalies: exist or fizzled out?’ International Research Journal of Economics and Finance.

El-Temtamy, O and O'Neill, K., & Midraj, S. (2015) ‘Undergraduate employability training and employment: A UAE study’. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning. Vol. 6 Iss: 1, pp.100 – 115.

El-Temtamy, O. and Manar Abu Talib, Adel Khelifi, Fatima Ismaeel, Mahra Rashed, Najah Hasan, Summaya Khaled. (2012) ‘Finding a Practical IT Solution – Open Source Accounting Software’ Journal of Communication and Computer – David Publishing Company (JCC), vol. 9, no. 4.

El-Temtamy, O. and Choudhry, M. (2009) ‘Are GCC Financial Markets Weak-form Efficient? An Analysis Using Multiple Variance Ratio Test’. Journal of Knowledge Globalization. Vol. 2 Issue 1, p63-78. 16p.

El-Temtamy, O. and Abuzied, K. (2007) ‘Do companies with high intellectual capital Levels exhibit certain financial characteristics? How can IC be accounted for in a firm's balance sheet?’ Published as a Research Book chapter in Knowledge Management Intergraded: Concepts and Practice, Heidelberg Press.