Head of the Finance department in one of the best business schools in Europe

Head of the Finance department in one of the best business schools in Europe

Emilios Galariotis is a Professor of Finance, the Director of the Institute of Finance and Head of the Finance department, at Audencia Business School. Audencia Business School is a Triple Crown school that ranks well in both France and Europe, while its Masters in Management is among the best 30 in the world.

He is responsible for strategic developments in both pedagogy and research in the areas of Accounting, Finance and Control. Before that his work involved establishing and directing the research Centre in Financial and Risk Management; Heading the Research Axis “Finance, Risk and Accounting Performance”; and co-heading the Accounting & Finance Discipline.

His research is primarily on behavioral investments and market efficiency, with a focus on contrarian and momentum investment strategies. He has also considered emerging markets, the pricing of risky assets, market microstructure and economic development.
Audencia Business School and the Financial Engineering Laboratory of the Technical University of Crete recently collaborated, to examine the English Football League, after the successful evaluation of football teams in France and Greece. With this survey an attempt is made to evaluate the football clubs of England. As in the case of France and Greece, teams are rated in three dimensions: financial, commercial, athletic. The methodology used is the known multi-criteria PROMETHEE method.

Emilios Galariotis started his academic career at Durham University UK, where he was also the director of the finance Masters programmes (2003‐08). Before that he worked in the banking sector for a short period focusing on stock market and credit issues.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences and International Studies from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece. He holds a Master with Distinction of Money Banking and Finance from Middlesex University Business School, London. He obtained his PhD Dunelm in Financial Economics at the Durham Business School. He also received his HDR degree from University of Nantes.

He has worked on projects and international agreements and has taught or supervised up to PhD level in various countries, such as China, UK, Germany, Spain, France, Greece, Hong‐Kong, India, Malaysia, Thailand etc. Regarding teaching in particular, he has taught courses such as: portfolio management, behavioral finance, advanced financial theory & corporate policy, research methods security investment analysis, empirical finance, dissertation, introduction to financial econometrics, economic data analysis, data analysis for finance, quantitative methods, at BA (Hons), MA, MS, MBA and Exec. MBA level.

His papers appear in journals such as the Journal of Development Studies, Pacific‐Basin Finance Journal, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, European Financial Management etc.