Dimitrios Kousenidis, is a Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Department of Business Administration, School of Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is currently the Head of the School of Economics and has served as a member of the University Senate, as a member of the Deanery of the Faculty of Economic and Political Sciences, as the Director of studies in Business Administration, as a member of the Administrative Board of the Research Committee of the University, and as a member of the University Committee on Finance. He also serves as the CEO and Vice - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Asset Management Company of the University.
He has been appointed as an Assistant Professor of Finance at the School of Economics of the Aristotle University in 2004. Before that he was an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Department of Accounting and Finance of the Technological and Educational Institute of Thessaloniki. He is also an affiliate at the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow and a visiting Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Hellenic Open University. He also holds visiting positions at the Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Macedonia and at the Department of Business Administration of the Technological and Educational Institute of East Macedonia and Thrace.
He holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the Aristotle University (1998). He also holds a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) from the University of Glasgow, Scotland (1990) and a BSc in Economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1987).
His research interests include financial markets and institutions, accounting information and capital markets, earnings quality, fund performance and IPOs. He has published more than twenty (20) research articles in refereed academic journals such as: Journal of Banking & Finance, European Journal of Finance, European Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Stability, International Journal of Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysis, Advances in Accounting, Review of Accounting and Finance, Multinational Finance Journal, Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal of Economic Asymmetries, and Managerial Finance, among others. He has also participated and presented research papers in numerous international conferences such as the Financial Engineering & Banking Society, European Accounting Association, European Financial Management Association, Multinational Finance Society, Hellenic Finance & Accounting Association, etc.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Finance & Accounting Association and member of various professional bodies such as the Multinational Finance Society, the Financial Engineering & Banking Society, and the European Accounting Association among others.
He has co-authored the book "Management Accounting" (LA: Greek) and co-edited the Greek editions of the books “Principles of Corporate Finance” (Brealey, R. – Myers, S. – Allen, F.) and “Investments” (Bodie, Z. – Kane, A. – Marcus, A.)
His teaching portfolio includes a large number of postgraduate modules (Financial Management, Analysis of Financial Statements, Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Internal Audit and Risk Analysis) and undergraduate modules (Advanced Accounting, Management and Cost Accounting, Investments, Security Valuation and Portfolio Management, Financial Management).