Mr Spyridon Gkikopoulos

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Overview

Spyros is a Doctoral Student in Accounting & Finance at Manchester Accounting & Finance Division, Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS). His doctoral research is funded by the AMB Ph.D Scholarship.

His main research interests lie in the broad areas of market-based accounting research (MBAR) and corporate governance. He is particularly interested in studying the effects of hedging on firm-specific risk.

Prior to joining AMBS, Spyros was a Semi-Senior Auditor at EY (promoted to Senior), with experience in Initial Public Offering (IPO) and Merger & Acquisition (M&A) projects. He completed his M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance (First - Class Honours) and his Bachelor in Business Administration (Second - Class Honours) at Athens University of Economics and Business, and he is also a holder of the Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA) qualification, issued by the Corporate Finance Institute.

Qualifications

  • Certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA), Corporate Finance Institute, Canada.
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), ACCA, UK, Passed F1 to F9.
  • M.Sc. in Accounting & Finance (First - Class Honours), Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.
  • B.B.A. (Second - Class Honours), Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Spyros is a student member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and a member of the Corporate Finance Institute (CFI), and the Hellenic Economic Chamber (HEC).

External positions

Semi-Senior Auditor (promoted to Senior), Ernst & Young (Hellas) Certified Auditors Accountants S.A.

1 Sep 201731 Jul 2019

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