Dr. Anna Satsiou received a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece, an MSc in Electronic and Computer Engineering and an MSc in Production Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Crete (TUC), in 2002, 2004 and 2005 respectively. During 2002-2004 she was a fellow of Onassis Foundation. In 2010 she received a PhD from the Department of Computer & Communication Engineering of the University of Thessaly (UTH), Volos, Greece.
From 2005 she is an associate researcher in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) and a member of the Networks and Telecoms lab in UTH, having participated in many EU R&D projects, including FP7 STREPs WIP, NanoDataCenters, STAR-TRANS, PURSUIT, and NoE TREND. She was the technical coordination of the Network of Excellence in Internet Science, FP7-NoE-EINS and she has leading roles in the implementation of the HORIZON2020 CAPS project PROFIT. Her research interests are in the general area of telecommunications and networking, with a focus on p2p, social networks, incentive mechanisms, reputation and recommendation systems.
Georgios Panos is a Professor of Finance at the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow. He is also a postgraduate convenor at the Adam Smith Business School. He has held previous posts at the University of Glasgow, the University of Stirling and at the University of Essex. Georgios holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen (2010), an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick (2004) and a Ptychio in Economics from the University of Ioannina (2002). His areas of expertise are on the areas of intersection between financial, labour and behavioural economics. His research has been featured in outlets such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, inter alia.
Georgios’ current research interests are on financial literacy and economic behaviour, applications of behavioural economics and finance, labour and personnel economics, and the economics of entrepreneurship. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank in multiple occasions, i.e. in five occasions for a total of some seven years, working on the finance and private sector development unit and the poverty assessment unit, and has been affiliated with EU-funded projects on work and wellbeing, health at work, and socioeconomic inequalities of the older workforce. He has collaborated on World Bank projects on financial literacy in transition and emerging economies, has published and is heavily invested in the financial literacy development agenda though a number of ongoing research projects, research grants and policy forums. He is a principal investigator in the EU-funded PROFIT project, which aims at the generation of an online platform for the enhancement of financial awareness in the European Union.
Dr Ioannis Pragidis is an Assistant Professor of Economic Theory at the Department of Economics of the Democritus University of Thrace. He received his B.A degree in Economics from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece in 2001. He received his Master’s degree in Economics from the Warwick University, U.K in 2003. He received his Ph.D degree in economics from the Democritus University of Thrace in 2010. His research interests include Financial Economics, Fiscal and Monetary Policy and Time Series Analysis. He has published in many major economics journals such as: Journal of Financial Stability, Finance Research Letters, Journal of Economic Studies. He participated in many EU and National funded projects.