Andreas is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at the Department of Accounting & Finance at the University of Cyprus. His current research interests include risk management, corporate finance, information transmission in financial markets, information intermediaries, compensation incentives, insurance economics and actuarial science. He has published articles in finance journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics (3), Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Banking & Finance (2). He has also published in insurance and actuarial journals such as Journal of Risk & Insurance (5), ASTIN Bulletin and North American Actuarial Journal(3). Several of his 20+ academic articles have been awarded/shortlisted for prizes. Since 2022, he also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Risk and Insurance. His curriculum includes academic appointments at the Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore), and Manchester Business School (UK). Prior to moving to the UK, he completed his Ph.D. in Risk Management & Insurance (awarded in January 2007) at Georgia State University (USA), partly funded by the Society of Actuaries. His undergraduate degree was completed with honors in 2001 (First in class; Schreyer Honors College), in Actuarial Science (Minor in Mathematics) at the Pennsylvania State University (USA). Andreas also has significant consulting experience (US, UK, Europe) in projects related to bank risk assessment (i.e. with the European Central Bank), risk management, insurance valuation, pension valuation, and business analytics.