Minas Polyvios Tsagkarakis is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Production Engineering and Management of the Technical University of Crete, and a member of its Financial Engineering Laboratory. He holds a B.Sc. in Economics and an Executive M.Sc. in Financial Analysis, both from the University of Piraeus. He has attended research and executive education programmes in INSEAD Graduate Business School, University of Athens, and University of Trento. Minas is a Certified Audit Manager (CIA, CRMA) at the Group Internal Audit Division of the National Bank of Greece where he has been working since 2001. He has participated in numerous types of audits and consulting engagements in Greece and abroad (Albania, Bulgaria, FYROM, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom). He joined the Bank in 1994 and until 2001 he worked as an officer in a central branch of the Bank in Athens. His research interest includes EU economic governance, financial stability, risk, performance and efficiency of the European banking sector. Macroprudential policy tools and frameworks, global and domestic systemically important banks, financial sound indicators and systemic banking crises are among his research objectives. During his visit at Leonard N. Stern School of Business in NYU and Gabelli School of Business in Fordham University, Minas will conduct research on the effectiveness of the European Banking Sector recapitalization and restructuring processes which have been followed after the financial crisis of 2007-2008. He is expecting to expand his knowledge in systemic risk of financial institutions, in order to be more valuable for the Greek banking sector.
Minas Polyvios Tsagkarakis
Technical University of Crete, Chania
New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business & Fordham University, New York, Gabelli School of Business