Panos Andrikopoulos

Professor of Finance and Executive Director of the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI), Coventry University


Panagiotis Andrikopoulos is the Executive Director of the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI) at Coventry Business School and a Professor of Finance. Prior to joining Coventry University, Panagiotis was a Reader in Finance at Leicester Business School (DeMontfort University, UK) where he taught various finance courses such as investment theory and analysis, finance theory, advanced corporate finance, and behavioural finance. During the period 2012-2015, he has also been an Extraordinary (Adjunct) Associate Professor in Finance for the School of Accounting Sciences at North-West University of South Africa. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Portsmouth (2002) for studying the profitability of contrarian investments strategies in the UK setting. His research interests lie in the areas of corporate finance, market efficiency, empirical asset pricing, and behavioural finance, subjects on which he has widely published in various academic journals of international standing, such as the Annals of Operations Research, British Accounting Review, Journal of BusinessFinance and AccountingEuropean Journal of Financeetc. 

Currently, his research concentrates on three distinct themes: i) the quantification of stakeholder theory; ii) empirical asset pricing, and iii) stock market herding behavior. He serves as a panel member of various editorial and scientific advisory boards and has also been a frequent contributor to a wide range of international conferences and research symposia in the UK and abroad. Panagiotis is a member of the Chartred Institute for Security and Investment (MCSI) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).