Christos Gortsos is Professor of Public Economic Law, Director of the Public Law Department and Academic Head of the LLM Program in “Financial Regulation” at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). Inter alia, he is also, President of the Academic Board of the Frankfurt-based European Banking Institute (EBI), Visiting Professor at the Europa-Institut of the University of Saarland, Research Partner in the University Research Priority Program (URPP) “Financial Regulation” of the University of Zürich, invited teaching Professor at the Europa-Institut of the latter University, member of the expert group of the European Parliament on banking resolution, as well as member and academic coordinator of the Committee on International Monetary Law of the International Law Association (MOCOMILA).

He studied, both at undergraduate and graduate level, law, economics and finance at the NKUA and the Universities of Zürich, Pennsylvania (Wharton Business School) and Geneva (Graduate Institute of International Studies, where he also obtained his PhD degree).

The main fields of his research, publication and teaching activity include international, EU and Greek monetary and financial law, central banking law and institutional economics. His studies at SSRN can be accessed at:

During the winter semester of the academic year 2017-2018 he was granted the Bernard Braudel Senior Fellowship at the Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence and during the winter semester of the academic year 2018-2019 he was Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College (Oxford University), affiliated to the Political Economy of Financial Markets (FEFM) Research Center.