Reader, International Business, University of Kent
Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios is currently a Reader in International Business at Kent Business School, University of Kent.
Previously, he was the Director for Graduate Studies and Accreditations at Kent Business School, University of Kent. Between 2008 and 2010 he was the International MBA Course Director at Kingston Business School, Kingston University London holding the responsibility for all international MBA programmes offered by Kingston University London, in Russia, Greece, Cyprus and India. The academic year 2007/2008 he was the Ministry of Economy and Finance Senior Research Fellow at the Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, London School of Economics.
Fragkiskos was awarded his Ph.D. in 2004 by the Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business.
His research interests are on the roles of subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises, the location strategies of multinationals’ subsidiaries, the role of technology in the multinational group and the empirical assessment of Foreign Direct Investment. He has worked as a consultant for the Ministry of Development in Greece and published in internationally recognised academic journals.
Currently, he contributes to Kent Business School’s undergraduate, postgraduate and executive teaching as well as to the design of new programmes, in the UK and internationally. He also acts as a reviewer for various international journals, he is an Association of MBAs Accreditation panel member and he is an active member of the Academy of International Business and the European and International Business Academy.