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9-13 November
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Kostas Andriosopoulos
Professor, Finance and Energy Economics, ESCP Business School

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Professor Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos is the Executive Director of the Research Centre for Energy Management at ESCP Business School where he holds the position of full Professor in Finance and Energy Economics.

Kostas holds a Ph.D. 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). 

Kostas is a member in various professional and academic associations: Chairman of the Energy Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce; Founder and former Chairman of the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE); Board member of the Global Gas Center - World Energy Council as a Gas and LNG markets expert.

In September 2019 he was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Public Gas Company (DEPA), a position he also held for the period 2014-2015. Since August 2018 he is Country Manager of Akuo Energy in Greece, a multinational company based in France that develops RES projects in more than 30 countries around the world. In addition, he has worked as an advisor to the Retail Banking Director and Managing Director for the British Bankers' Association (2007).

His work has been published in international finance and commodity-related Journals and has participated as a speaker in recognized conferences world-wide. He is the Associate Editor for the International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management, Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Energy Markets, he has edited special issues in recognized journals, acts as a reviewer for a number of academic journals, and has organised numerous international conferences.