Omneya is a senior lecturer in the Accounting Group and the founding director of Aston University’s Centre for Islamic Business & Finance (EIBF). She is also a fellow of the UK Academy of Higher Education and a member of "Senate". She has held teaching appointments at Heriot-Watt University, Mansoura University and the American University of Sharjah. Omneya published in top Academic journals such as Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Accounting Research. Two of her research papers have been ranked by Science Direct from the top 25 for more than three years. She is a member of the editorial board and ad-hoc reviewer of various academic journals and international conferences. Omneya taught various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Financial Accounting, International Accounting, Management Accounting and Islamic Accounting & finance. She successfully supervised numerous MSc. & MBA dissertations. She has supervised four PhD students up to successful completion. Omneya was awarded “The Aston University Excellence in Teaching” Award in 2005 and the “Aston Business School Award for Innovation & Inspiration” in 2009.
Dr Omneya Abdelsalam, Director of the EIBF Centre, featured as the Financial Times' Professor of the Week.