Athanasios is teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level at Nottingham Business School. He is the module leader of the postgraduate Valuation of Investment Products class and involved in the teaching of a number of other modules including Global Financial Markets (MSc), Financial Management (BA) and Research Methods for Accounting and Finance (MSc). He is also acting as supervisor of both undergraduate and postgraduate students for a number of finance and business-related topics.
Being research active, he is committed to research excellence, the promotion and enhancement of the NBS’ research profile.
Prior to joining Nottingham Business School, Athanasios had been employed as Teaching Assistant in Finance at the University of Strathclyde. Since 2012 he has taught a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the whole of corporate finance curriculum and supervised a significant number of postgraduate students.
In the years before joining academia (2007-2011), he gained important insights into the business perspective being employed in several industry roles (Financial Analyst, Advisor, Trader).
Athanasios has a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the University of Strathclyde, an MSc Finance (Distinction) also from the University of Strathclyde and a BSc Economics (Hons) from Athens University of Economics and Business.
Athanasios’ research expertise is in the areas of corporate governance and investment decisions with specialisation in executive compensation, stock options and mergers and acquisitions. He has presented in several international refereed conferences and has a number of papers published and under review in top quality peer-reviewed journals.
Among his future research plans is to expand his research into the areas of corporate social responsibility and business ethics exploring corporate governance practices that can benefit the broader society.