ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

Kavussanos Manolis

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Kavussanos Manolis
Professor

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email:mkavus@aueb.gr
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Professor Manolis G. Kavussanos is a faculty member of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Greece.

He is the Director of the MSc and PhD in Accounting and Finance and of the Research Centre for Finance at AUEB.

He holds a BSc and MSc (Economics) from the University of London and a PhD (Applied Economics) from City University Cass Business School (Cass), London. He launched and Directed the MSc in Trade, Logistics and Finance at Cass until he joined AUEB.

He has held various posts, including: Reader in Shipping Economics and Finance at Cass Business School, Visiting Professor at Erasmus University (Rotterdam), University of Antwerp (Belgium), the Hellenic Open University, the University of Piraeus, Cyprus International Institute of Management and LUISS university (Rome); expert evaluator and consultant in financial economics and transportation issues for organizations, like the Commission of the European Communities and other public and private sector companies.

He has written extensively in the areas of finance, shipping and applied economics and has been the author of numerous pieces of academic work published in top international refereed journals and conference proceedings (e.g. Journal of Banking & Finance, European Financial Management, J. of Futures Markets, Review of Derivatives Research, Logistics and Transportation Review, J. of Transport Economics and Policy, etc), including monographs, books and journal guest volumes. This work has been presented in international conferences and professional meetings around the world, gaining awards for its quality, being sponsored by both public and private sector companies and being cited extensively by other researchers in the area.

He has lectured at both postgraduate (PhD, MBA, MSc) and undergraduate levels (BSc, BA) in subject areas such as Financial Derivatives, Investments and Portfolio Management, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Shipping Investment & Finance, Maritime Business, Economic Modelling (Applied Econometrics) and Quantitative Methods (Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research for Business). He has gained membership of the UK Institute for Learning and Teaching, and has received the best lecturer annual award at Cass Business School, London.

He has developed the area of risk analysis and management in shipping (author of the unique and most comprehensive book on risk management and derivatives in shipping), which remains among his current research interests in addition to futures, forwards and option derivatives, asset valuation, the market microstructure of financial markets, seasonality and forecasting.