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Personal Statement

Nikos obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Strathclyde in 2013. Previous to this, he studied in the University of Piraeus from which he received his BSc in Industrial Management and Technology in 2003, and his MBA in Total Quality Management in 2006.

In 2015, Nikos became Fellow of The Higher Education Academy.

In 2021, Nikos obtained his MSc in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from the University of Strathclyde.

Research Interests

Energy Economics, Regulatory Economics, Industrial Economics, Political Economics, Higher Education Pedagogy

Teaching Interests


Nikos is the Director of Undergraduate Learning and Teaching in the Department of Economics, overseeing the Economics studies undergraduate programme.

He is the lecturer in charge of the classes “Intermediate Microeconomics” and “Natural Resource, Environmental and Energy Economics”.


Nikos is the Director of the MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy and Climate Change, which is a course aiming to train future leaders in the sectors of energy and climate change. The course equips its students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the challenges and uncertainties that industries, economies, governments and societies face in the areas of energy and climate change.

He is the lecturer in charge of the MSc classes "Energy Technologies, Impacts and Implementation", "Fundamentals of Microeconomics" and "Games of Strategy". He also teaches in the MSc classes "Energy Industries and Markets" and "Energy Finance and Forecasting".


Nikos supervises Economics honours year dissertations, MSc Summer Projects, MSc Final Projects, MBA Final Projects and PGR studies in a number of topic areas.

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Microeconomics
  • Energy Economics
  • Regulatory Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Political Economics
  • Higher Education Pedagogy

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, University Of Strathclyde

Award Date: 19 Nov 2021

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde

Award Date: 14 Nov 2013

Master of Business Administration, University of Piraeus

Award Date: 7 Apr 2006

Bachelor of Science, University of Piraeus

Award Date: 21 Dec 2003


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