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Dr Vassilios Papavassiliou


Vassilios Papavassiliou

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Ad Astra Fellow)
School of Business
01 716 8095
University College Dublin, School of Business, Graduate School of Business Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Co. Dublin


Dr. Vassilios Papavassiliou is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University College Dublin School of Business. He earned his Ph.D in Finance from the Queen's University of Belfast, United Kingdom. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a Master's degree in Finance and Banking from the Athens University of Economics and Business. His research interests span the areas of market microstructure, high-frequency finance, liquidity, financial contagion, FinTech, and banking and risk management. His work has been published in international refereed journals, such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Energy Economics, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money and European Journal of Finance. Dr. Papavassiliou is the Subject Area Head of Teaching and Learning (Banking and Finance) at UCD School of Business. He has taught a variety of finance courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Athens University of Economics and Business and other universities. He currently coordinates and teaches International Financial Management at UCD's Masters and Bachelors programmes. He holds a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) in Canada. Dr. Papavassiliou brings nearly 20 years of significant experience in investment banking and has held senior management positions in both multinational and Greek domestic banking institutions, including Citibank. He is certified portfolio manager and investment consultant from the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.


  • PhD
    Queen's University of Belfast