Professor Emilios Avgouleas holds the International Banking Law and Finance Chair at the University of Edinburgh and is the founding director of the Edinburgh LLM in International Banking Law and Finance and a senior research fellow at Edinburgh University's blockchain lab. He is a Member of the Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority (EBA) elected in the so-called 'top-ranking' academics section.
Emilios is currently a visiting Research Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (HKU), a post designated for distinguished international scholars, and a Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor at the department of European Political Economy, LUISS, Rome. Between 2008 and 2017 he served, at different times, as a distinguished visiting professor, visiting professor, visiting professorial fellow and senior research scholar at Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University, Duke Law School.
A leading global authority in his field Emilios has published extensively in the wider field of International and European finance law and economics, banking theory and regulatory policy, systemic risk and leverage, blockchain derivatives markets and systemic risk distribution, and behavioural economics and financial markets regulation.