Michael trained as an economist at the Athens University of Economics and Business in Greece. He then joined the International Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance at Cass; first as a student on its MSc programme, and then as a member of its academic staff, when he also received his PhD. He has served as Director of the MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance and Associate Dean for the undergraduate programmes at Cass. He is currently Director of the MSc in Energy, Trade & Finance.
He lectures in international commodity trade, commodity derivatives and trading, energy economics and shipping economics. His research interests are in the areas of commodity economics, energy derivatives and shipping economics.
- MSc (Shipping, Trade & Finance), City University London, London, United Kingdom, Oct 2017 – Sep 1989
- BSc (Economics), Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece, Oct 2017 – Apr 1988
- PhD (City), City University London, London, United Kingdom