Emilios Avgouleas holds the International Banking Law and Finance Chair at the University of Edinburgh where he founded and has directed the LL.M. in International Banking Law and Finance. An internationally renowned scholar in the field of banking theory and financial regulation he has also published extensively in the fields of International and European finance law and economics, behavioural finance, and global economic governance. He is a Member of the Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority (EBA) elected in the so-called 'top-ranking' academics section. He has held visiting posts with leading academic institutions and he is currently a visiting Research Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (HKU) and a Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow at the School of European Political Economy, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali 'Guido Carli'. He holds an LL.M. and a Ph.D. in Law and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.