Syriopoulos Theodore




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Dr. Theodore Syriopoulos is Professor of Finance at the School of Business, University of the Aegean, Greece. He also holds adjunct and visiting posts at Audencia Nantes School of Management, France; Newcastle University, UK; Shanghai Maritime University, China; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece; International Hellenic University, Greece; and Hellenic Open University, Greece. Prof. Syriopoulos teaches a range of undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in the field of Finance, including: (1) Undergraduate Level: International Finance; Shipping Finance; Shipping Markets & Risk Management; (2) Postgraduate Level: Advanced Corporate Finance & Risk Management; Financial Derivatives Instruments; Advanced Shipping Finance; Financial Shipping Derivatives; Bank Management; Mergers & Acquisitions; Principles of Corporate Governance.Before joining the academia and for nearly two decades, Prof. Syriopoulos held top executive management posts in banking, investment, asset management, corporate finance and consulting business. Prof. Syriopoulos has also extensive experience in research programs and executive education, as instructor, academic director and organizer of executive programs, summer schools and distance learning education.Prof. Syriopoulos publishes regularly in accredited international financial journals as well as in edited volumes and books in contemporary topics of applied finance. Research fields of interest include: corporate financial management decisions; global capital markets and portfolio management; value creation in mergers & acquisitions; financial derivatives and risk management; shipping finance and banking; and, corporate governance & social responsibility. More than 500 official academic citations have been identified on Prof. Syriopoulos’ published output in accredited journal databases.He is a member of international academic and professional bodies and associations including: European Finance Association; American Finance Association; European Financial Management Association; Multinational Finance Society; International Association of Maritime Economists; Hellenic Association of Maritime Economists; Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association; Hellenic Economic Chamber; Federationof Institutional Investors; Federation of European Stock Exchanges; International Money-Laundering Committee.

Selected Publications

  • Syriopoulos, T. and Gavalas, D. (2018) ‘Applying the Corporate Social Responsibility to the Shipping Industry’, International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting, 8(1), 155-169.
  • Syriopoulos, T. and Gavalas, D. (2016) ‘Exploring the Cyclical Stance of the Shipping Market; Introducing the Shipping Climate Tracer’, International Journal of Transport Economics, 43 (3), 247-264.
  • Syriopoulos, T., Makram, B. and Boubaker, A. (2015) ‘Stock Market Volatility Spillovers and Portfolio Hedging: BRICS and the Financial Crisis’, International Review of Financial Analysis, 39, 7-18.
  • Syriopoulos, T. and Gavalas, D. (2015) ‘Basel III and Its Effects on Banking Performance: Investigating Lending Rates and Loan Quality’, Journal of Finance and Bank Management, 2(3 & 4), 17-52.
  • Syriopoulos, T. and Gavalas, D. (2015) ‘Which Risk-Collateral Channels Affect Loan Management?’, Journal of Energy Markets, 8(3), 1-27.
  • Syriopoulos, T. and Gavalas, D. (2015) ‘An Integrated Credit Rating and Loan Quality Model: Application to Bank Shipping Finance’, Maritime Policy and Management, 42(6), 533-554.
  • Syriopoulos, T. and Roumpis, E. (2014) ‘Dynamics and Risk Factors in Hedge Funds Returns: Implications for Portfolio Construction and Performance Evaluation’, Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 11, 58-77.
  • Syriopoulos, T. and Gavalas, D. (2014) ‘Bank Credit Risk Management and Rating Migration Analysis on the Business Cycle’, International Journal of Financial Studies, 2, 122-143.
  • Syriopoulos, T. (2015) ‘Bonds and Derivatives as Financing and Risk Management Instruments in PPPs’, in: Rouboutsou, A. (ed.), Public Private Partnerships in Transport: Trends and Theory, Chapter 9, 141-155, Rutledge Publishers, USA.
  • Syriopoulos, T. (2013) ‘Hedge Funds and Risk Management’, in: Baker, H.K. and Filbeck, G. (eds.), Alternative Investments – Instruments, Performance, Benchmarks and Strategies, The Kolb Series in Finance, Chapter 25, 495-520, J. Wiley, USA.
  • Syriopoulos, T. (2013) ‘Stock Market Volatility and Contagion Effects in the Financial Crisis: The Case of South-Eastern Europe’, in: Nguyen, D.K., Boubaker, S. and Arouri, M.E.H. (eds.), Emerging Markets and the Global Economy, Chapter 28, 665-700, Elsevier Publications, UK.
  • Syriopoulos, T. (2010) ‘Shipping Finance and International Capital Markets’, in: Grammenos, C. (ed.), The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business (2nd ed.), Chapter 28, 811-850, Lloyd’s List