'Professor Dimitrios Gounopoulos is a Professor in Accounting and Finance in the School of Management of the University of Bath. Prior Dimitrios served as Professor of Finance at Newcastle University (Newcastle University Business School) and worked as well in the University of Sussex (School of Business Management and Economics), University of Surrey (Surrey Business School) and the University of Manchester (Manchester Business School). He has also worked on several private companies and government consulting projects related with electronics and telecommunications. He obtained degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Universities of Bradford and Leeds. In addition he holds an MBA from Leeds University Business School and a PhD from Manchester Business School - University of Manchester. Finally he holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from the University of Surrey.
Dimitrios main Research Interest lies in the areas of International Accounting and Corporate Finance. He specializes on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and he is known for his continuous research involvement on this field. Dimitrios research also address issues in Bonds Structure, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation and Earnings Management. His work has attracted the interest of the markets and as a result of this he was honoured with a Gong Ceremony by the Oldest Stock Exchange in the world, the NYSE – Euronext Amsterdam. Further to this distinction he was invited to deliver a speech in Amsterdam Stock Exchange on the ‘Global development of IPOs Research’. His presentation was well attended by market makers and bankers and attracted the interest of the media as he was interviewed by the main Dutch Television Network, RTL.