He holds a Ph.D. (Summa Cum Laude) in Quantitative Methods and International Economics from the UIC Chicago, USA, 1983, an M.B.A. in International Business from De-Paul University of Chicago, USA, 1979, a B.A. in Economics from the University of Athens, Greece, 1976. His extended studies include a Professional Diploma in Correspondent Banking from Bankers Trust Corp, New York, USA, 1998, and a Professional Diploma in Advanced Management Program Bankers from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, 1999.
He has been recognized as an Active member of NY Academy of Sciences, 1998, Man of the Year by the American Biographical Institute, NY, 1999 and he has received 3 DHC Degrees from Danube’s University of Galati, 2013, University of Craiova, 2015, and Rostov State University of Economics, 2018.
He was Professor of Quantitative Methods and International Economics at the University of Piraeus, Greece 1984-2021, now Affiliate Professor at the University of Malta since 2016 and Visiting Professor in 8 European Universities. His research activity includes more than 300 publications in academic journals, book chapters, monographs, research projects, conference presentations etc., in English and Greek (Scopus H index 20, Google Scholar H index 35, i10 index 50).
His administrative experience at the University of Piraeus includes the posts of Department Head, Director of Graduate Studies, Member of the University’s Senate, Member of the University’s Research Center Committee, Member of the University’s Council.
He holds a European Chair Jean Monnet since 1997, he is the Editor-in-Chief of ERSJ, IJEBA and Editorial Board member in several journals. He is also the Chair and Founder of ICABE conference, and the President of ISMA.