Panagiotis Loukopoulos is a Lecturer in Accounting in the University of Strathclyde. Before joining the department of Accounting and Finance at Strathclyde Business School, he worked at the University of Limerick as a Teacher in Accounting. Panagiotis' research interests lie in the intersection of empirical corporate finance and accounting and include the performance of initial public offerings, executive compensation, political risk, earnings management, and audit risk. His research work has been presented at leading international conferences such as the European Accounting Association (EAA), European Financial Management Association, the Financial Engineering and Banking Society Annual Conference (FEBS) and the Sussex Young Scholar Conference, amongst others, as well as at professional organizations and practitioners' conferences and workshops. Panagiotis has a number of working papers which are targeted to be published in top-tier journals. His research has a Best paper award at the 5th Young Finance Scholars’ Conference and the Faculty Seed Funding Competition at the Kemmy Business School (University of Limerick, Ireland). Panagiotis has experience teaching accounting (financial and managerial accounting) and finance courses at MBA, MSc, and undergraduate level in Ireland and Greece. He has invariably received excellent feedback on his engaging and practice-oriented teaching. Panagiotis possesses experience in the accounting field as he has worked for a consulting company in the accounting department. He was employed on various roles which equipped him with confidence and knowledge in the profession. His involvement equipped him with the ability to communicate effectively and use his knowledge to resolve problems in a timely manner.