Hardouvelis, Gikas A.
ACT Governance Committee; Finance Committee
Board Member since 2011
Dr. Gikas A. Hardouvelis (‘74) is Professor of Finance & Economics, Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (1983, U.C. Berkeley), and M.Sc. & B.A. in Applied Mathematics (1978, Harvard University). He was Assistant Professor at Barnard College, Columbia University (1983-1989), Associate Professor and subsequently Full Professor at Rutgers University (1989-1993). He has served the Greek government as Minister of Finance (June 2014-January 2015), and economic adviser to two prime ministers (Nov. 2011 – May 2012, May 2000 – March 2004). His banking experience spans the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1987-1993), the Bank of Greece (1994-1995), where he also acted as Second Alternate to the Governor at the European Monetary Institute, the National Bank of Greece (1996-2000) and Eurobank (2005-2014). His academic work extends in Finance and Macroeconomics and is published in journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, etc. He was included in the Hall of Fame of the top-50 individual publishers worldwide in applied econometrics over 1989 to 1995.