Dr Nikos Nomikos
Nikos Nomikos holds a first degree in Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business. After completing his MSc in Shipping Trade & Finance, from which he graduated with distinction, he commenced working at the Department of Shipping, Trade & Finance as a researcher and doctoral candidate. After completing his PhD thesis, which examined the effectiveness of risk management techniques for hedging freight rate risk, he commenced working at the Baltic exchange as Senior Market Analyst, being in charge of the freight indices and risk management section.
Since November 2001, he has been with the Faculty of Finance as a Lecturer in Shipping Risk Management, where he lectures on Finance, Financial Markets and Futures & Options. His current research interests include risk management and risk analysis in shipping, commodity and financial futures markets. His research papers have been published in international finance journals and have been presented in conferences world-wide. He also acts as a consultant on issues of risk management for the Baltic Exchange and provides consulting services on a number of other shipping and financial institutions.