Dr. George Dotsis holds a PhD in Finance from the Department of Management Science and Technology (2006), an MSc in Mathematical Trading and Finance from Cass Business School, City University (2002) and a BSc in Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business (1999). His research focuses on empirical asset pricing and derivatives valuation. His research has appeared in numerous international conferences and academic journals such as the Journal of Futures Markets. Dr. Dotsis is currently a Lecturer of Finance at the Department of Accounting, Finance and Management, Essex University. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on Quantitative Methods, Finance Theory, Research Methods in Finance and Portfolio Management.