George Skiadopoulos is a Professor of Finance in the School of Economics and Finance of Queen Mary University of London and a Professor in Financial Derivatives in the Department of Banking and Financial Management
of the University of Piraeus.
He is also an Associate Research Fellow at the University
of Warwick and an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow in the Faculty
of Finance, Cass Business
School, City University, London. He holds a Ph.D. in Financial
Derivatives from the University of Warwick, and an M.Sc. in
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School
During the period 1995-99, he worked as a Research Fellow
in FORC undertaking projects supported by the Centre's Corporate
Members such as Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, Foreign and Colonial,
HSBC, Kleinwort Benson Securities, Price Waterhouse &
Coopers, Robert Fleming, SBC Warwburg, Tokyo Mitsubishi International,
and the Central Bank of Austria. From 1999 until 2000
he worked in the Research and Development Department of the
Athens Derivatives Exchange
(ADEX). He has also acted as a consultant to hedge funds
and leading Greek financial institutions such as ADEX, Alpha
Bank, Emporiki Bank, Hellenic Petroleum Company, and others.
His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of
alternative investments, financial economics, financial derivatives,
portfolio management, and risk management.
He has published in academic journals and books, such as
the Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative
Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, International Journal
of Forecasting, etc and he is a speaker in international
conferences. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate
courses in UK (Exeter University, Queen Mary University of
London, University of Warwick) and Greek (Athens University
of Economics and Business, Open Hellenic University, National
and Kapodestrian University of Athens) universities. He has
also taught a number of executive training courses in Greece
and abroad. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (JBFA), Journal of Commodity Markets, Journal of Derivatives and of the Multinational Finance Journal and he served in the Academic Advisory Board of the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA)..