Dimitrios V. Siskos has 20 years of financial experience in the industry sector and 15 years of teaching and research experience in Academia. He focuses on continuous improvement, loves precise and accurate data, and is willing to add value to the organization for which he works. He is the owner and the administrator of the website: HTTP:// www.thinkingfinance.info, where you can find stuff of his Research, Projects, and Writings.
Degrees and Qualifications
December 2012 - Feb 2016
He completed a Doctorate in Finance (ACBSP Accredited), at SMC Swiss Management Center University, Switzerland. His focus was on the fields of Finance, Accounting, Banking, Risk Management, Accounting Education and Teaching Methods. The title of his Dissertation was "Accounting Education in Greece During the Global Financial Crisis". You can find the Publications and the Writings of his Doctoral Dissertation, the Presentation of his Doctoral Dissertation and many Research Papers of his Doctoral Research.
October 2005 - June 2007
He was awarded a Master of Science in Project Management (with Distiction), from the School of Management of the City University of Seattle. The Official Equivalency Grade by the Hellenic NARIC was 9.09/10.00, “Excellent". His Thesis focused on Project Selection Methodology Using Multi-Criteria Analysis.
October 2008 - June 2009
He graduated with a Certificate of Efficiency in Pedagogics and Teaching from the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Thessaloniki (Greece). The official Grade of the Certificate was 9.00/10.00, "Excellent". Τhe title of his Final Thesis (in Greek) was: “Quality Management in Education".
September 2007 - February 2008 (updated 2016)
He acquired a Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) from the Association of International Accountants (AIA), United Kingdom, after attending 100 hours of face-to-face seminars. In 2016, he updated his Diploma by attending another 100 hours of face-to-face seminars.
March 2000 - March 2004
He obtained a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, from the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, School of Business Administration and Finance of the International Hellenic University (former Alexander Technological Educational Institute) of Thessaloniki, Greece. The title of his Final Thesis was: “Feasibility Study - The Construction of a New Building".
He has been working since 2005 in Finance Departments in industry in Greece. He holds the A' class Greek Accounting & Tax License and he is a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece.
Moreover, he has worked as an Instructor for learning organizations, offering distance learning professional seminars (via Moodle). As a freelance Instructor, he is teaching Accounting and Finance to help and prepare B.Sc. / M.Sc. University students to succeed with their courses (private / tutorial lessons).
Research Papers / Books / Chapters in Books / Conferences / Presentations
He has conducted many Research Papers in various different areas. Also, he has been the author of three self-published books. The first one is titled "Project selection methodology using multi-criteria analysis", the second one is a comic book titled "ThinkingFinance - The Comic Book", while the third one is titled "Accounting Education in Greece During the GFC (2009-2016)". Last, he participated with a published Paper in the IPMA World Congress 2007 and conducted three Academic Presentations.