Théodore Economou

Théodore Economou International Fellow Areas of expertise: Asset Management, Pension Funds Theodore has 25 years’ experience in both asset management and as an asset owner in Europe and the United States. He serves as an advisor to pension funds worldwide. He has served as Chief Investment Officer at Lombard Odier Investment managers, where he oversaw […]

Elena Ambrosiadou

Elena Ambrosiadou Professional Fellow Areas of expertise: Asset Management, Hedge Funds Elena Ambrosiadou has been at the forefront of hedge fund developments in Europe for two decades and is the CEO of the globally regulated IKOS Structure. Elena is an NFA Principal. Elena is responsible for strategic development, and is a member of the Investment and […]

Gikas Hardouvelis

Gikas Hardouvelis Resident Fellow Areas of expertise: Banking, Monetary Policy, Asset Pricing Gikas A. Hardouvelis is Professor of Finance and Economics in the Department of Banking and Financial Management of the University of Piraeus in Greece. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from U. C. Berkeley, and M. Sc. & B. A. degrees in Applied Mathematics […]

Konstantinos Gkionis

Konstantinos Gkionis Doctoral Fellow Konstantinos Gkionis is a doctoral candidate at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London and a research fellow at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. His doctoral dissertation studies the effects of signals from the option market on asset prices. His undergraduate and postgraduate studies were […]

Yannis Sardis

Yannis Sardis Professional Fellow Areas of Expertise: Asset Management, Quantitative Finance. Yannis has 24 years of experience in the financial markets. He is a Director and Investment Management Advisor of Finvent Software Solutions, an independent investment software firm in the U.K. which offers a comprehensive multi-asset portfolio and risk management analytics suite. The firm’s client base comprises of […]

Evmorfia Blontzou

Evmorfia Blontzou Doctoral Fellow Evmorfia Blontzou is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus. Her doctoral dissertation studies essays on equilibrium prices in thin financial markets. She holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Patras (Division of Statistics, Probability Theory and Operational Research) and a M.Sc. […]

Maria Vassalou

Maria Vassalou Professional Fellow Areas of expertise: Asset Management Dr Vassalou is Deputy CIO, Multi-Asset Solutions, at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Prior to joining Goldman, Dr. Maria Vassalou was the founder and CIO of Vassalou Capital Management LP., and before that a Partner and Portfolio Manager for the PWP Global Macro strategy.  Dr. Vassalou joined […]

Despina Doxaki

Despina Doxaki Professional Fellow Areas of expertise: Banking and Finance Law Despina Doxaki is Director of the Law Group of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund.   She is an experienced banking and finance lawyer with an accumulated over 24 years experience in banking/ finance and international projects transactions. For the last 17 years she has mainly […]

Dimitrios Kavvathas

Dimitrios Kavvathas Professional Fellow Areas of expertise: Asset Management, Cryptocurrencies, Financial Derivatives Dr Kavvathas is currently a Chief Investment Officer with Harmony Advisors Limited at Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was a Partner at Goldman Sachs.  Dimitrios joined Goldman Sachs in London in 2001 and moved to Hong Kong in 2009. He was promoted […]

Josef Zechner

Josef Zechner International Fellow Areas of expertise: Asset Management, Banking, Corporate Finance Josef Zechner is Professor of Finance and Investments at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and speaker of the PhD program Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF). He is Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Research Fellow of the […]