3rd National Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society
FEBS National Award 2012
Nickolaos G. Travlos (ALBA Business School, Greece) was the recipient of the 2012 FEBS National Award for his outstanding contributions to finance research. Professor Travlos is the Kitty Kyriacopoulos Chair in Finance at ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece and Chair in Finance at Surrey Business School. He has taught at Boston College, City University of New York (Baruch College), New York University (L. Stern School of Business) and University of Piraeus (1990-1998), where he served as Chairman of the Department of Banking and Financial Management (1993-1997) and MSc Director (1997-1998). Also, he held the position of Distinguished Senior Research Fellow at Cardiff Business School (U.K.), 1998-2007. He held the position of Dean at ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece from 1998 to 2016. Professor Travlos' research has been published in leading academic journals such as Journal of Finance; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Journal of Corporate Finance; Review of Finance; Financial Management; Journal of Financial Research; Pacific-Basin Finance Journal; European Financial Management; Managerial and Decision Economics; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Journal of Multinational Financial Management; Multinational Finance Journal; European Journal of Finance; Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics; Journal of Applied Financial Economics; Corporate Review, Icfai University Journal of Corporate Governance, etc. The research findings of Dr. Travlos have been cited widely in numerous international academic journals and text-books, while managerial implications of his research have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, and in the Bowne Review for CFOs & Investment Bankers. Several of his published papers have been included in international books of readings, and are cited in numerous international text books. In 2008 Professor Travlos was recognized as one of the “most contributing” authors in the Journal of Finance, “the gold standard in academic finance literature”, over its six decades of existence. He is a finance consultant and has served on the Board of Directors of several national and international firms. He was a member of the Board of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (2004-2009) and a member of the Hellenic Competition Commission (2009-2012). He served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Athens International Airport S.A. (2012-2015), Vice-Chairman of Transparency International-Hellas and Member of ActionAid Hellas. He serves on the Board of Directors of Unibios S.A., the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE). He is a Member of the Academic Committee of the Hellenic Banks Association.