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Christos Lemonakis
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Accounting and Audit
Academic Qualifications
QualificationYearAwarding InstitutionDepartmentThesis title
Ph.D.2011Technical University of CreteDept. of Production Engineering & Management“Profitability and credit risk of banks in the Eurozone. An integrated approach using quantitative methods”. and/or
Master's in Management science1999Technical University of CreteDept. of Production Engineering & ManagementMaster by course
Bachelor’s in economics2011University of CreteDept. of Economics-
Diploma (Engineering)1996Technical University of CreteDept. of Production Engineering & ManagementThesis: Improving proposed by Taguchi function (lack of quality) using multiple linear regression analysis.
Employment History
Period of employmentEmployerLocationPosition
08.01.2018todayHellenic Mediterranean UniversityAg. Nikolaos, Crete, GreeceAssistant Professor
02.01.200207.01.2018Pancretan Cooperative Bank, LTDHeraklion, Crete, GreeceInternal Auditor
02.10.201028.02.2014University of Portsmouth,Crete, Greece and Portsmouth, Liaison Master’s degree ProgramPartner Associate Lecturer (Business School)
YearTitleOther authorsJournal and Publisher / ConferenceVol.Pages
2019“Default avoidance on credit card portfolios using accounting, demographical and exploratory factors: decision making based on machine learning (ML) techniquesN. Sariannidis, S. Papadakis, A. GarefalakisAnnals of Operations Research (Rated 3 in ABS journals list - ABS3*)DOI
2018Visualizing operational effects of ERP systems through graphical representations: current trends and perspectivesN. Sariannidis, A. Garefalakis, A. AdamouAnnals of Operations (ABS3*)DOI
2018Narrative disclosure guidelines for CARs: An operational-based tool”, Annals of Operations ResearchA. Garefalakis, N. Sariannidis,Annals of Operations Research (ABS3*)· DOI ·
2018Operational elements of Narrative Disclosure Information (NDI) in a geographical contextA. Garefalakis, N. SariannidisAnnals of Operations Research (ABS3*)DOI
2018Taxation avoidance in overtrading firms as determinants of board independence (BvD)C. Zopounidis, C. Floros, V. BallaOperational Research International Journal (Rated 1 in ABS journals’ list – ABS1*)DOI
2018Corporate Governance and Internal Audit: A Review on Performance IndicatorsI. Malandrakis, A. Garefalakis, V. BallaInterdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law (ABS 1*)7(1)98-119
2018Gender stereotyping and successful managers’ personality traits: Demystification of glass ceiling phenomenon· K. Vassakis, G.Sakka· EuroMed Journal of Business · · (ABS1*) · · (Best paper award for Euromed Journal in 2018)13(1)· DOI: · ·
2017The Effect of Baltic Dry Index, Gold, Oil and USA Trade Balance on Dow Jones Sustainability Index WorldG. Giannarakis, A. Sormas, C. GeorganakisInternational Journal of Economics and Financial Issues (ABS1*)7(5)155-160
2018Audit fees and pricing strategy: Do restatements of internal control reports and earnings matter?P. Ballas, V. Balla, A.GarefalakisRisk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions (Best paper award 2018 in “RISK GOVERNANCE AND CONTROL: FINANCIAL MARKETS & INSTITUTIONS”)8(2)63-73
2016Review of capital structure theories: The Financial Crisis impact on United Kingdom firmsG. Alexopoulos, A. Garefalakis, K. SpinthiropoulosInterdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law (ABS1*)6(1)58-91
Research Projects
DateTitleFunded byProject Role*
02.09.12-30.09.18“Investigation of the performance and competitiveness of the Greek Manufacturing Firms”,Under the scheme of Archimidis III, funded by European UnionMember of the research team, More specifically, been in charge of: · Bibliographic research, Coordination and field research design and sample Categorization. · Collection of primary data research, participation in the creation of a database of enterprises and calculation of financial ratios. · Research Design and econometric analysis, processing empirical data, design econometric models · Participation in the writing of scientific papers, participation in editing the volume of proceedings and CD. · Participation in additional research and presentation of the research work in international conferences and published in international journals with peer review system (action 4 deliverable 1). · Participation in the writing of the final report (Action 5, Deliverable 4). · Further processing of sample data and firms’ financial analysis with the use of econometric and statistical models.
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
DateTitleAwarded by:
17.01.2019Best paper Award for the research paper entitled “AUDIT FEES AND PRICING STRATEGY: DO RESTATEMENTS OF INTERNAL CONTROL REPORTS AND EARNINGS MATTER? DOI:10.22495/rgcv8i2p4 Interpress
2019Best paper Award for the research paper entitled “Gender stereotyping and successful managers’ personality traits: Demystification of glass ceiling phenomenon” DOI: Journal of Business, Emerald Publishing.
Other Achievements
DateTitleKey Activities:
20.01.2018Fellow Certified Public Accountant (FCPA), Association of Certified Public Accountants Int'l (CPA-London). Membership Number: F5131.Professional Accreditation of Chartered Accountant
20.01.2018Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Association of Certified Public Accountants, Int'l (CPA-London). Membership Number: 18-014.Professional Accreditation of Management Accountant