Prof. Dr. Christos Gortsos is Professor of Public Economic Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is also Visiting Professor at the European Institute of the University of Saarland (Germany) and Research Partner of the University Research Priority Program (URPP): Financial Market Regulation of the University of Zürich. In addition, he has teaching assignments at various other universities in Greece and abroad.
His studies in law, economics and finance were undertaken at the Universities of Athens, Zürich, Pennsylvania (Wharton Business School) and Geneva (Graduate Institute of International Studies), where he was awarded his PhD on International Banking Regulation (in 1996). The main fields of his research, teaching and publication activities are international, EU and (national) administrative monetary, banking and capital markets law, as well as law and economics (mainly institutional economic aspects).
Professor Gortsos is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic branch of the International Law Association (ILA), Vice-President of the Faculty Board of the European Law and Governance School (ELGS) of the European Public Law Organisation (EPLO), member of the Committee on International Monetary Law of the International Law Association (MOCOMILA) and Research Associate at the European Research Center for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG, Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam).
Apart from his academic career, since July 2000 he is also the Secretary General of the Hellenic Bank Association.