Prof. Dr. Christos VI. Gortsos

Professor of Public Economic Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Professor Dr. Christos Gortsos is Professor of Public Economic Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Visiting Professor at the European Institute of the University of Saarland. He is teaching (mainly) financial regulation, public economic law, central banking law, as well as international and EU monetary and financial Law, fields in which he has also published extensively.

Among his other academic activities, he is a Research Partner of the University Research Priority Program Financial Market Regulation of the University of Zürich, has teaching assignments at the European Institute of the University of Zürich and at the European Law Academy (Trier, Germany), and is Research Associate in the European Research Center for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG – Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam). Since 2005, he is a member of the Monetary Committee of the International Law Association (MoComILA) and since 2015 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic branch of the International Law Association (ILA).

Professor Gortsos studied law, economics and finance at the Universities of Athens and Zürich, at the Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania) and at the Graduate Institute of International Studies of the University of Geneva, where he was awarded his PhD on international banking regulation (1996). During the period 1996-1998 he worked as research assistant at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies of the University of Geneva. 

Professor Gortsos is the author of several books and articles on international, European and Hellenic financial and monetary law