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Dr Athanasios Sakkas 

Lecturer in Finance

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Dr Athanasios Sakkas joined the Southampton Business School in August 2015 as a Lecturer in Finance.

He holds a PhD in Finance from the Athens University of Economics and Business, an MSc in Banking and Financial Management (with distinction) from the University of Piraeus, and an MEng in Mechanical Engineering (with specialisation in Industrial Management and Operational Research) from the National Technical University of Athens.

His research interests lie in the areas of investments and portfolio management. In particular, his current research focuses on dynamic asset liability management for pension funds and individual investors and extends to commodities investing. His research work has been presented in several international academic conferences as well as professional organizations such as the World Bank, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the Amundi Asset Management. His research has also received grant from Amundi Asset Management. His work has been published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals such as the Journal of Banking & Finance and the European Financial Management.


Research interests

  • Dynamic Asset Allocation
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Liability Management
  • Commodities
  • Stock Market Dispersion

Research Grant 

"Dauphine - Amundi, Chair in Asset Management, France", 2011-2012, Research Grant, for the project entitled: Pension funds' asset allocation in the long-run: A new model for dynamic portfolio choice (joined with D. Giamouridis and N. Tessaromatis).


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Dr Athanasios Sakkas
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Room Number: 2/4043

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