Centre for Research in Finance and Strategy (CeRFS)

Main Thematic Areas:

Financial analysis, real options, business strategy

Contact/Lead Person(s):

Dr Nicos Koussis

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Description of the main research interests and activities of the team/lab:

The Centre for Research in Finance and Strategy (CeRFS) members have substantial research and applied experience in corporate finance and accounting, financial optimization and strategy. The members’ research also cover the management of knowledge, organizational networks and franchising.

CeRFS aims to make academic knowledge accessible to the business world with the organization of seminars, research projects and the development of case studies. The seminars’ will involve talks from renowned international speakers with the objective of changing businesses’ mind sets and spurring innovation in the business world. The centre also aims to engage in pure and applied research projects and develop case studies that will enable businesses identify their competitive position, crystalize their business strategy, understand business risks, manage their resources and identify valuable growth opportunities.

Core Team Members:


Main Research Domains

Dr Marios Charalambides

Financial and mathematical optimization

Dr Nina Gorovaia-Zeniou

Entrepreneurship & Strategy

Dr Michalis Makrominas

Empirical finance & accounting


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