Dr. Staikouras has worked as a research advisor at London Clearing House and as a financial analyst/consultant for other institutions. He is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Financial Services Accreditation Committee, and Academic Advisor of subject areas for the CII – the world’s largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.
He is also an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the largest and most widely respected professional body for those working in the securities and investment industry in the UK, and in a growing number of financial centers globally.
As a freelance instructor, he delivers training courses for financial institutions and government organisations such as Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work, KPMG (Cyprus), EFG Eurobank (Greece), BANKSETA (S. Africa), Northern Rock (UK), Kookmin Bank (Korea) and Tianjin Project (Chinese Officials/Bankers) among others. He teaches courses in Asset-Liability Management (ALM), Equity Investment Analysis (CFA syllabus), Value at Risk (VaR), Fixed Income Securities, and Risk Management of Financial Institutions.
He is a research and risk management advisor for Matrix-Brokers, Ploutos Finance, Bridge Asset Management, AncA Capital Partners Ltd and he is on the Advisory Board of the International Association of Financial Management (INTERIM), Saveriades & Co LLC and Starz Risk Solutions.
He is also on the Advisory board of the Financial Markets & Institutions Special Interest Group within the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA); and he is actively involved with the Financial Management Association International (FMA) in the USA.