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Konstantinos Vergos is a Senior Lecturer in University of Portsmouth, having previously taught Financial Analysis, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Financial Management at a postgraduate level in the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, Managerial Economics in University of Kentucky, Financial Analysis in University of Torun, Poland, Risk Management for Financial Institution in National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, Financial Management, Financial Engineering and Multinational Companies Management for Doctorate candidates in the European University, Business Cycles and Financial Cycles in the Open University of Cyprus , while also taught Finance, Company Valuation and Financial Derivatives to candidates for the analyst professional certifications CIIA and CEFA. Konstantinos has more than 20 yrs of working experience, including a 14 year managerial experience in Banking/Brokerage sector, being a Director or Head of the Analysis & Corporate Department of four companies in brokerage/banking. He had been responsible for the management of funds of investment companies, and being a member of the Investment Committee of Brokerage companies. He is a certified analyst and has a systematic presence for the last 20 years in the Greek media and globally (Bloomberg, Reuters, Times, Xinhua etc.) as an expert in company valuation, capital markets and financial policy issues. Konstantinos has been Chairman of the Hellenic Association of Certified Stockmarket Analysts (HACSA), member of EFFAS from 2002 to 2010, and a member of BoD of HACSA since 2010. He is also a member of the Financial Management Association since 1995, member of British Accounting and Finance Association(BAFA), British Academy of Management(BAM) and Euro Area Business Cycle Network(EABCN). He has award by the Institute of Management (UK).

He is reviewer, among others, of British Journal of Management, Corporate Governance (Emerald), Annals of Operations Research, The British Accounting Review, International Review of Economics and Finance, and Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance.

He had successfully supervised 3 PhD students in University of Portsmouth in the area of Banking (Hatem Elfeituri), Corporate Governance(Yusuf Alawfi) and Real Options in Real Estate(Hui Zhi), while currently supervising PhD students in Machine Learning and IFRS, and Corporate Governance and Asset pricing. He gladly accepts, interalia, PhD student supervision in applications of Machine Learning methodologies in Asset Pricing and Risk pricing (including Banking), or applications of machine learning methodologies in corporate governance measurement.

Research Interests

Company Valuation, Stock Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Options, Credit Risk, ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance issues), and Announcement Studies.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Bangor University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2003

MA, Bangor University

External positions

External Examiner, Brunel University, Division of Economics and Finance

1 Jan 2019 → …


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