Michael SamonasAccounting, Economics and Finance
BA, Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; BSc, Applied Accounting, University of Oxford Brooks; M.Sc., Physics, University of Surrey; MBA, University of La Verne, California; PhD, Digital Signal Processing, University of Surrey
Dr. Samonas is a finance professional with extensive experience in Financial Planning, Analysis and Modelling. As the Group CFO of SIDMA S.A., he has conducted a range of models for Business planning, valuation, merger projects and data analysis. He has more than 23 years of working experience in multinationals including Vodafone S.A. and Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE S.A.). He is a Fellow member of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), a member of Economic Chamber of Greece and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK (CIM).
Dr. Samonas has taught specialized courses in Financial Analysis & Business Modelling, Credit Analysis & Cash Flow Forecasting and Investment Evaluation & Appraisal. He is the author of Financial Forecasting, Analysis and Modelling: A Framework for Long-Term Forecasting, Wiley Finance Series, Feb. 2015.
His interests lie in the field of Credit Risk, Financial Modelling & Valuation.