Michael Tamvakis

Professor of Commodity Economics and Finance; Director, MSc in Energy, Trade & Finance
BSc (Econ; Athens); MSc (City); PhD (City)
Faculty of Finance
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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 the (then) City University Business School; first as a student on its MSc programme, and then as a member of its academic staff, when he also received his PhD. Between April 2003 and March 2009 he was the Associate Dean for undergraduate programmes at Cass.

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.

Additional languages

French, German, Greek, Spanish


Room number: 5060
Ph: 44 (0)20 7040 8668
Email: m.tamvakis@city.ac.uk
Homepage: www.cass.city.ac.uk/experts/M.Tamvakis