Professor Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos (Kostas) is the Executive Director of the Research Centre for Energy Management at ESCP Europe Business School where he holds the position of full Professor in Finance and Energy Economics. He is also the Academic Director of the full-time (MEM) and the Executive (EMEM) Masters in Energy Management.
Kostas holds a PhD in Finance (Cass Business School, City University London), where he has been the recipient of the prestigious Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation’s scholarship. He also holds an MBA and MSc in Finance (Northeastern University, Boston, USA), and a bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering and Management (Technical University of Crete, Greece).
In addition to his academic profile he has an extensive professional experience in the business world. Kostas was from June 2014 to November 2015 the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greek Public Gas Corporation (DEPA). He is also the principal of a management consultancy practice, Symmetria Consulting Ltd., since May 2016. Kostas has served as an advisor for several international clients from the energy, commodity trading and shipping industries. He is also member of the board of Symmetria Ltd., a family owned commodities brokerage and trading firm. He has also worked for the British Bankers’ Association reporting directly to the senior Director for Retail Banking and the CEO (2007).
Kostas is a member in various professional and academic associations. He is the founder and current Chairman of the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (a think-tank focusing on issues related to energy, the environment and the economy), he is a board member of the Global Gas Center of the World Energy Council as a Gas and LNG markets expert, and he also sits at the board of the International Association for Energy Economics as a Vice President for Publications. He is also a founding member of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, and a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. Moreover, he was a member of the Energy Commission of the Industry and Parliament Trust in the UK (2012-13). He is also a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honour society, which recognizes outstanding academic achievements of students enrolled in collegiate business and management programs.
Kostas’ current interests include energy-related geopolitical issues, the development of the renewables markets, gas and LNG market dynamics, strategic consideration for energy firms to address the Energy Transition, policy considerations around the Energy Trilemma, and developments of Energy Exchanges around the world. His work has been published in international finance- and commodity-related Journals, and has been presented in recognised conferences world-wide. He is the Associate Editor for the International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management, he has edited special issues in recognised journals, acts as a reviewer for a number of academic journals, and has organised numerous international conferences.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. (2013), Energy Index Tracking, in: GIBNER S., Commodity Investing and Trading, Risk Books.
ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and F. PASIOURAS (2004), An Evaluation of the Competitiveness and Human Development of the EU Countries, in: ZOPOUNIDIS C., DOUMPOS M., KOSMIDOU K. (eds.), Techno-Economic Decisions with Multiple Criteria, Kleidarithmos Publishing, pp. 167-172 6 p.
MAKRIDOU, G., DOUMPOS, M., ZOPOUNIDIS, M. and K. ANDRIOSOPOULOS (2013), EU’s Dynamic Evaluation of Energy Efficiency: Combining Data Envelopment Analysis and Multicriteria Decision Making, in: Walter Leal Filho, Vlasios Voudouris, Global Energy Policy and Security, Springer London, 119-137.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and N. NOMIKOS (2015), Risk management in the energy markets and Value-at-Risk modelling: a hybrid approach, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF FINANCE (THE), 21 (7), pp. 548-574.
MAKRIDOU, G., ATSALAKIS, G., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. and K. ANDRIOSOPOULOS (2013), Gold price forecasting with a neuro-fuzzy-based inference system, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ENGINEERING AND RISK MANAGEMENT, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 35-54 19 p.
HOQUE, H., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, D., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and R. DOUADY (2015), Bank regulation, risk and return: Evidence from the credit and sovereign debt crises, JOURNAL OF BANKING AND FINANCE, Vol. 50, pp.455-474 19 p.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., DOUMPOS, M., PAPAPOSTOLOU, N. and P. POULIASIS (2013), Portfolio optimization and index tracking for the shipping stock and freight markets using evolutionary algorithms, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART E: LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION REVIEW, Vol. 52, pp. 16-34 18 p.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and N. NOMIKOS (2014), Performance replication of the spot energy index with optimal equity portfolio selection: evidence from the UK, US, and Brazil, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, Vol. 234, Issue 2, pp. 571-582 12 p.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and N. NOMIKOS (2012), Modelling Energy Spot Prices: Empirical evidence from NYMEX, ENERGY ECONOMICS, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 1153-1169 17p.
DOUMPOS, M., NIKLIS, D., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. and K. ANDRIOSOPOULOS (2015), Combining accounting data and a structural model for predicting credit ratings: Empirical evidence from European listed firms, JOURNAL OF BANKING AND FINANCE, Vol. 50, pp. 599-607 8p.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., DOUMPOS, M., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. and G. MAKRIDOU (2015), A Two-stage approach for energy efficiency analysis in European Union countries, ENERGY JOURNAL (THE), Vol. 36, Issue 2, 23.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, D., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and H. HOQUE (2013), Information Disclosure, CEO Traits and Share Buyback Completion Rates, JOURNAL OF BANKING AND FINANCE, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 5486-5499 14 p.
MAKRIDOU, G., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., DOUMPOS, M. and C. ZOPOUNIDIS (2016), Measuring the efficiency of energy-intensive industries across EU countries, ENERGY POLICY, 88, 573-583.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., CHAN, K., DONTIS-CHARITOS, P. and S. STAIKOURAS (2017), Wealth and risk implications of the Dodd-Frank Act on the U.S. financial intermediaries, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STABILITY, 33, 366-379.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., PAPAEFTHIMIOU, S. and M. SOULIOTIS (2016), Grid parity of solar energy: imminent fact or future’s fiction?, ENERGY JOURNAL (THE), Vol. 37, SI2.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., LOUTIA, A. and C. MELLIOS (2016), Do OPEC announcements influence oil prices?, ENERGY POLICY, 262–272.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and S. SILVESTRE (2017), French Energy Policy: A Gradual Transition, ENERGY POLICY, 106.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., KAROUZAKIS, N. and J. HATGIOANNIDES (2018), Convexity Adjustment for Constant Maturity Swaps in a Multi-Curve Framework, ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, Vol. 266, issue 1-2, pp 159–181.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. and K. MATSUMOTO (2016), Energy security in East Asia under climate mitigation scenarios in the 21st century, OMEGA: JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, Volume 59, Part A, pp. 60-71.
ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., ZOPOUNIDIS, C., GALARIOTIS, E., DOUMPOS, M. and S. SARRI (2015), Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding for Finance: An Updated Bibliographic Survey, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, Vol. 247, Issue 2, pp. 339-348.