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Stavros Siokos is the Managing Partner of Astarte Capital Partners, London, UK since May 2015.

Previously he was President of the Sciens Fund of Hedge Funds Management in London, UK.

From 2008 until 2011, he was the Vice President of the Piraeus Bank in Athens, Greece.

Before that, he was Managing Director and Head of European Alternative Execution Sales at Citigroup's London global portfolio trading strategies group, specializing in financial optimization analysis. He  headed the global portfolio trading strategies team (part of the global program trading team), which specializes in pre-trade portfolio analytics and portfolio trading strategies.

Dr. Siokos joined Citigroup (then Salomon Brothers) in 1997 as a quantitative analyst and holds a Ph.D. in operations research from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a diploma in electrical engineering from the University of Patras, Greece. He is the author of several books and has also written numerous articles. He has been top ranked in most of the major European surveys in the quantitative services sector over the last six years.

He was co-organizer of the conference, Computing in Economics and Finance, June 2006 in Limassol, Cyprus.

On November 29-30, 2006, Dr. Siokos visited the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and gave a Distinguished Alum Seminar at the Isenberg School of Management. He was hosted by  the Virtual Center for Supernetworks and the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter. Presentation

In September 28, 2007, he gave a presentation, co-hosted by the Finance Seminar Series, in the UMass Amherst INFORMS Speaker Series. Presentation

He is a frequent invited speaker on international finance.

Selected Publications:

Financial Networks: Statics and Dynamics
(Advances in Spatial Science) 
Anna Nagurney and Stavros Siokos
Springer Verlag;
(August 1997) 
ISBN: 354063116X 

Computational Methods in Decision-Making, Economics and Finance
(Applied Optimization, Volume 74)
Edited by Erricos John Kontoghiorghes, Berc Rustem, and Stavros Siokos
(September 2002) 
ISBN: 1402008392 

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Astarte Capital Partners

Piraeus Bank

Last Update:  August 14, 2017