Dr. Nikos Daskalakis is Assistant Professor in Finance and Accounting in the Department of Public Administration of Panteion University. Dr. Daskalakis is an experienced researcher having published in numerous top-rated academic journals (ABS:4 and ABS:3) and his publications enjoy a high level of awareness with more than 1,700 citations. His current scientific interests lie in the area of crowdfunding, blockchain applications in finance and SMEs access to finance.

Dr. Daskalakis has held consulting positions at top European bodies for matters that regard financial services. He is currently a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). He was a member of the European Crowdfunding Stakeholder Forum (ECSF), assisting the European Commission in developing policies for the area of crowdfunding (2014-2016). He served as a member of the Financial Services User Group (FSUG), consulting the European Commission on matters that refer to the users of financial services (2010-2016). Last, he was member of the Banking Stakeholder Group (BSG) of the European Banking Authority (2013-2018), consulting the Authority on actions concerning regulatory and implementing technical standards, guidelines and recommendations.  

Dr. Daskalakis combines academic research with practical experience. He was Head of Market and Entrepreneurship Development Discipline in the Small Enterprises Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME-GSEVEE). Part of his role was to design and implement several consulting projects for SMEs and to represent the Confederation in various domestic and international fora for matters that mainly regard SMEs access to finance. Dr. Daskalakis is still consulting the Confederation in matters relative to SME financing.

Contact details:
Email: ndaskal@panteion.gr
Tel: (0030) 210 920 1591