Dr. Christos Sigalas

Dr. Christos Sigalas

Dr. Christos Sigalas

Deree - American College of Greece - Assistant Professor & Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. - Financial Manager

Dr. Christos Sigalas is Assistant Professor at Deree-The American College of Greece. He has fourteen years of accumulated academic experience in the fields of strategic and financial management, having served as an adjunct lecturer of undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Piraeus and undergraduate courses at the University of West Attica (former Technological Education Institute of Piraeus). Currently, he is teaching courses in the areas of maritime financial management and strategic management. His main research interests include strategic management, corporate finance, management accounting and maritime financial management. He has contributed 21 manuscripts in academic journals, journals for practitioners, book chapters, conferences proceedings and economic press. One of his academic papers received the 2014 Highly Commended Paper Award by Emerald for publishing in Journal of Strategy and Management.

Dr. Christos Sigalas is also the Financial Manager of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., a ship-owning company listed in NASDAQ Capital Market. He has been a finance professional with more than fifteen years of finance and accounting working experience in maritime shipping, investment banking, telecommunication and management consulting industries. As practitioner and executive in finance, he has gained significant hands-on experience in asset-backed lending, public equity offerings and debt restructurings.

Dr. Christos Sigalas holds a PhD (2012) with honours from University of Piraeus. In addition, he holds an MBA (2005) with honours and a BSc (2002) in Management & Business Administration from Athens University of Economics and Business.