Panayiotis F. Diamandis is Professor of Financial Management in the Department of Business Administration, Athens University of Economics and Business (November 2007-present). He holds a B.A. in Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business (1986), an M.A. in Economics from the University of Birmingham (1987) and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Birmingham (1990). He has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Crete (1992-2005) and at the University of Thessaly (1994-1996). He has over 25 publications in refereed international journals and collective volumes, numerous contributions in international conferences and he has acted as referee for international journals in economics and finance. He is Head of the Department of Business Administration (2004-present). Furthermore, he participates in a large number of European and Greek funded research projects. His main research interests are: Financial management, international finance, international money and capital markets, portfolio analysis, investments and applied econometrics.