Dr Yannis Tsalavoutas
- Professor (Accounting & Finance)
telephone: (0)141 330 6093
After completing his undergraduate studies at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (BSc in Business Administration), Yannis undertook the MBA Programme at the University of Stirling with specialisation in Corporate Finance. In November 2009, he completed his PhD in Accounting at the University of Edinburgh. Yannis' work experience includes positions as an accounting assistant (in Greece) and as a financial accounting and reporting analyst at Company Reporting Ltd in Edinburgh. Prior to joining the University of Glasgow in January 2015, Yannis was a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Stirling.
In parallel to his current post at the University of Glasgow, Yannis is:
- a member of the ICAS Corporate & Financial Reporting Panel
- Chair of the European Financial Reporting Network (EUFIN)
- Treasurer of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group (FARSIG) of the British Accounting and Finance Association
- Section Editor for Accounting and Finance for European Management Journal.
Yannis is a member of the School's Accounting research cluster.
His research has been published in many international journals including, Accounting and Business Research, British Accounting Review, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
Areas of expertise:
- Financial accounting and reporting (with an appeal to practitioners, investors and the academic community). In particular, investigating companies' reporting practices under International Financial Reporting Standards across different jurisdictions, along with any economic consequences that may arise from divergence in practice;
- Corporate governance as an influential factor for companies' financial reporting practices.
- ACCA, February, 2017 (lead applicant; with F.Mazzi, R.Slack and F.Tsoligkas): £19,700
- ICAS, December 2016 (with C.Paisey and N.Paisey): £16,891
- Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, November 2011 (sole applicant): £2,200
- ACCA, May 2011 (lead applicant; with P.André and D.Dionysiou): £15,970
- ICAS, May 2011 (lead applicant; with P.André and D.Dionysiou): £1,980
- Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, July 2010 (sole applicant): £2,120
- The Royal Society of Edinburgh, March 2010 (sole applicant): £2,130
- ICAS, January 2010 (lead applicant; with D.Dionysiou): £750
- Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, November 2009 (sole applicant): £950
- ICAS, May 2006 (with L.Evans): £750
Yannis would be interested in supervising doctoral students who would be willing to work in the following broad areas of research:
- Value relevance of accounting information;
- determinants and consequences of mandatory disclosure requirements;
- enforcement of international accounting regulation;
- corporate governance;
- the effects of professional and social networks on investment decision making.
Topic: Value relevance of intangible assets disclosures
Topic: Risk reporting in the UK and Ghanaian banking sector
Topic: Board social capital and country-level corruption: firm level outcomes
Topic: Compliance with post-employment benefit related mandatory disclosures
Topic: Financial reporting in the insurance industry within the EU
Yannis is currently teaching Advanced Financial Accounting at undergraduate level. He also teaches International Financial Accounting for Multi-National Companies at postgraduate level.
Past teaching experience
- Financial Reporting;
- Topics in International Accounting;
- Accounting and Finance;
- Financial Analysis;
- Accounting and Finance for MBA programmes.
- Financial Reporting and Financial and Management Accounting.
- Corporate Governance, Agency Problems and Firm Performance: Evidence from an Emerging European Market (with A Charitou and C Louca)
- The influence of national culture on the capital structure of SMEs (with G Fairbairn and D Henry)