Dr. Vassilios Papavassiliou
is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University College Dublin School of Business
since September 2015. He earned his Ph.D in Finance from the Queen's University
of Belfast, U.K. under the supervision of Professor Michael Moore. He also
holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian
University of Athens and a Master's degree in Finance and Banking from the
Athens University of Economics and Business. His research interests span the
areas of market microstructure, high-frequency finance, asset pricing, financial
contagion and energy economics. His work has been published in international refereed journals, such
as the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money and
the European Journal of Finance.
Dr. Papavassiliou has taught a variety of finance courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Athens University of Economics and Business and other universities. He coordinates and teaches International Financial Management at UCD's Masters and Bachelors programmes, where he has also taught Financial Economics and Financial Institution Management. He currently holds a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) in Italy. He is also a Research Associate at the Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP).
He brings nearly 20 years of significant experience in investment banking and has held senior management positions in both multinational and Greek domestic banking institutions, including Citibank. He is certified portfolio manager and investment consultant from the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.