Sotirios Kokas

Sotirios Kokas is a Professor in Finance at the Essex Business School and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Prior to his appointment, he was a Reader (US: Associate Professor) in Banking and Corporate Finance at the University of Glasgow (Adam Smith Business School). His research interests span the area of financial intermediation with a specific interest in empirical banking. Sotirios analyzes issues related to monetary policy, bank competition and financial regulation, financial network, macro-finance and syndicated loan market.

Sotirios was a visiting research scholar at the Banco de Portugal, Bank of Finland (Suomen Paki), BIS, Michigan State University and Imperial Business School. Also, he is a Co-founder and Co-organizer of the: (i) CEPR Endless Summer Conference on Financial Intermediation and Corporate Finance and (ii) EFiC Conference.