Stavros A. Zenios is Professor of Finance and Management Science at University of Cyprus, Member of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, Senior Fellow at the Wharton School Financial Institutions Center (USA), and Non-resident Fellow of Bruegel (Brussels). He is the author of two books and numerous scholarly articles in leading international journals in risk management, financial engineering, and management science.
He received awards for work on the performance of financial institutions and was recipient of the 2006 EURO Excellence in Practice Award for work on personal financial planning. His work on financial modeling and robust optimization is cited extensively. His book with Patrick Harker on the «Performance of Financial Institutions» (Cambridge University Press) was translated in Chinese, and in 1997 he received the INFORMS prize for his book with Yair Censor «Parallel Optimization» (Oxford University Press). He served two terms as president of UNICA-Universities of the European Capitals and Rector of University of Cyprus, where he was the first Dean of the School of Economics and Management. He also served as vice-chairman of the Cyprus Council of Economic Advisors and on the Board of the Central Bank of Cyprus.