Professor Dimitris Andriosopoulos

Accounting and Finance

Personal statement

Dimitris is a Professor in Finance at the University of Strathclyde. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and has been invited to present his research at academic institutions around the world. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Geneva and a visiting lecturer at Cass Business School, ESCP Europe, and SKEMA Business School. In addition, he is an Academic Fellow at the Centre for Responsible Banking & Finance (CRBF) of the University of St. Andrews.

 

He is also a member of the Research Panel of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) which has more than 21,000 Chartered Accountants as members worldwide. Meanwhile, he is actively engaging with industry in various roles such as consulting and R&D. 

 

His research interests are Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Political Economy & Regulatory Frameworks, and Social Responsibility (CSR/ESG) and Sustainability. He is ranked in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads and is on the top-1,500 Accounting Research Authors in SSRN. Since 2012, his research and external engagements have generated approximately £250,000 of external funding. His research is published in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, European Financial Management and the European Journal of Finance among others. 

 

Dimitris also serves an Associate Editor for “The European Journal of Finance” and has served as Associate (Guest) Editor for the “International Review of Financial Analysis” and the “Journal of Operational Research Society”. Finally, he serves as research assessor for the Carnegie Trust and the ESRC and as a regular ad-hoc reviewer for a number of scientific journals.

 

In addition, Dimitris is the director of the MSc Investment and Finance, one of the largest MSc Programmes of Strathclyde Business School, with graduates placed with leading employers (e.g. Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, BlackRock, PwC etc.). Dimitris is also an excellent educator. He has received the Students' Association Award for Teaching Excellence in 2015 and 2017, and nominated for the Students' Association Award for Teaching Excellence in 2019. This is also reflected in past student testimonials such as:

 

“A charismatic professor with exceptional teaching skills. He enhanced my knowledge to the subject and stimulated me to expand it even more.”

“The presentation was outstanding, the professor was able to keep attention throughout the lecture time, despite the technical nature of finance!!!”

“I am very satisfied with the finance seminar and Prof. Dimitrios Andriosopoulos was very engaged and helped us not only to understand the basics but also drill down and gain deeper knowledge even in theoretical aspects of finance.”

“The class was quite experiential.”

“Great and passionate teacher. Dimitris always provides interesting and real-world examples. Thank you!”

 

Finally, Dimitris accepts new PhD students in the field of Corporate Finance, Sustainability/Climate Finance, and Corporate Governance.  

 

His office is SW323 (Stenhouse Wing of Strathclyde Business School).

Expertise

Has expertise in:

    • Corporate Finance & Corporate Governance
    • Regulatory Frameworks & Political Economy
    • CSR/ESG
    • Green Finance & Sustainability

    Also, I am a Partner in a financial consultancy and commodities brokerage firm.

Prizes and awards

Ranked among Top 10% of Authors in SSRN
Recipient
16/11/2017
Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards
Recipient
2015
Ranked among Top 10% of Authors in SSRN
Recipient
14/9/2017
Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards
Recipient
2017
Ranked among Top 10% of Authors in SSRN
Recipient
22/1/2019
Ranked among Top 10% of Authors in SSRN
Recipient
18/12/2018

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Qualifications

  • PhD Finance - Cass Business School, City University (UK)
  • MBA - Saywer Business School (Suffolk University, Boston MA, USA)
  • MS Accounting - Saywer Business School (Suffolk University, Boston MA, USA)
  • BSc Business Administration - University of the Aegean (GR)

 

Publications

Bank regulation, risk and return : evidence from the credit and sovereign debt crisis
Hoque Hafiz, Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Andriosopoulos Kostas, Douady Raphael
Journal of Banking and Finance Vol 50, pp. 455-474 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.06.003
Information disclosure, CEO overconfidence, and share buyback completion rates
Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Andriosopoulos Kostas, Hoque Hafiz
Journal of Banking and Finance Vol 37, pp. 5486-5599 (2013)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.04.011
Can the information content of share repurchases improve the accuracy of equity premium predictions?
Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Chronopoulos Dimitris K, Papadimitriou Fotios I
Journal of Empirical Finance Vol 26, pp. 96-111 (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jempfin.2014.01.006
The short-term impact of director trading in UK closed-end funds
Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Steliaros Michael, Thomas Dylan C
European Journal of Finance Vol 21, pp. 672-690 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2013.867522
The impact of institutional investors on mergers and acquisitions in the United Kingdom
Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Yang Shuai
Journal of Banking and Finance Vol 50, pp. 547-561 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.06.004
The market valuation of share repurchases in Europe
Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Lasfer Meziane
Journal of Banking and Finance Vol 55, pp. 327–339 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.04.017

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Teaching

Currently I teach the following MSc and MBA modules:

  • MBA - Finance and Financial Management (MG918)
  • MSc - Derivatives and Treasury Management (AG925 / AG929)
  • MSc - Equity Analysis (AG938)

 

What some of my past students have said about me:

 “A charismatic professor with exceptional teaching skills. He enhanced my knowledge to the subject and stimulated me to expand it even more.”

 “The presentation was outstanding, the professor was able to keep attention throughout the lecture time, despite the technical nature of finance!!!”

 “I am very satisfied with the finance seminar and Prof. Dimitrios Andriosopoulos was very engaged and helped us not only to understand the basics but also drill down and gain deeper knowledge even in theoretical aspects of finance.”

 “The class was quite experiential.”

 “He was always flexible to every question and had patience to explain the topic over and over again if needed! “

 “Covered significant ground in a short amount of time. Felt very confident in lecturers ability, highly professional.”

 “Great class, very complex theories taught in a comprehensive manner”

 “Great and passionate teacher. Dimitris always provides interesting and real-world examples. Thank you!”

 “Discussion and presentation of real-world examples was really great!”

 “He inspired me with confidence about the finance management, taught me important things, broaden my perception so I can apply this knowledge to my career path.”

 “I liked the examples given in the lecture from the real life practice."

 “The professor is very engaging and succeeds at relating the class material to the real world and current events.”

 “The professor was very communicative and answered all questions we had in an excellent way.”

 “The class enhanced greatly my understanding of the topic.”

 “The lecturer showed not only to have a high level of knowledge on the topic, but also an understandable manner to explain complex topics. The module includes two great tools (one for an assignment and one for voluntary practice) to practice what we have learned.”

 “The lecturer is skilled and has in-depth knowledge.”

 “The professor himself is very approachable and warm-hearted.”

 

Research interests

  • Corporate Finance & Corporate Governance
  • Regulatory Frameworks & Political Economy
  • CSR/ESG
  • Green Finance & Sustainability

Professional activities

Centre for Responsible Banking & Finance, University of St Andrews (External organisation)
Advisor
18/12/2017
Journal of the Operational Research Society (Journal)
Guest editor
1/6/2017
European Journal of Finance (Journal)
Guest editor
1/6/2017
British Accounting Review (Journal)
Peer reviewer
1/6/2017
ESCP Europe Business School
Visiting lecturer
2012
Centre for Financial Regulation and Innovation - Strathclyde Business School (External organisation)
Member
1/6/2016

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Projects

KTP - BIP Solutions
Andriosopoulos, Dimitris (Principal Investigator) Hillier, David (Co-investigator) Paudyal, Krishna (Co-investigator) Tang, Leilei (Co-investigator)
25-Jan-2016 - 24-Jan-2018
BiP – Public Procurement Training Centre, Jamaica
Andriosopoulos, Dimitris (Principal Investigator)
Research and Consultancy grant (£2,700) from BiP Solutions on procurement and accreditation for the University of Jamaica's training centre. The project is funded by the World Bank and commenced in June 2017.
30-Jan-2017 - 30-Jan-2017
BiP Consultancy on public procurement training centre in Jamaica
Andriosopoulos, Dimitris (Principal Investigator)
13-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2017

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