Dr Anastasios Megaritis

Lecturer in Finance

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School


I am a lecturer in finance at Hull University Business School since July 2023. Before joining Hull University, I was a lecturer in Finance at Keele University. Moreover, during 2021 and 2022 I was a credit risk data analyst and scientist in Optasia, a multinational fintech company that provide services on micro-lending and airtime credit. In terms of my education background, I hold a PhD in Finance from Essex Business School, a MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Financial Engineering from the Department of Applied Mathematical and Physical sciences of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and a BSc in Economics from University of Athens.

-Financial Markets and Investment Banking (2nd year undergraduate module)

-Financial Technology (2nd year undergraduate module)

Research interests

My research interests lie on the broad fields of

-Empirical finance

-Asset pricing

-Risk management



My current research agenda includes working paper in credit risk, in macroeconomic forecasting, in the field of macroeconomy and financial markets (equity and commodities markets) and finally in machine learning technics with implications in finance.

Postgraduate supervision

I invite PhD applications in the following areas:

Macro-Finance : macroeconomic uncertainty and financial markets, monetary policy and financial markets.

Macroeconomic and Volatility Forecasting

Risk management


I will consider applications in other areas if they sound interesting.