Dr. Charalambos (Charis) Aggyropoulos is a member of the teaching staff of the School of Economics, Business and International Studies of the University of Piraeus since 2018. In early 2014 he collaborated with the Hellenic Atomic Energy Commission and in 2019 he undertook the econometric analysis of the Labour Market Needs Assessment Mechanism of the Ministry of Labour, while participating in various research projects funded by the European Union (NSRF) on transport, energy and the environment. In 2015 he was Academic Director of the Postgraduate Programmes at the British University of Bolton and in 2018 he became General Manager of the New York College Education Group. Apart from the University of Piraeus, he has taught a number of academic courses at the British Universities of Bolton and Greenwich as well as at the French University, Universite Toulouse. In recent years he has been the head of the Risk Management and Investment Committees of the Public Works Contractors’ Engineering Fund. He is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of International & European Studies, PhD in the Department of Economic Science, holds an M.Sc. degree in Applied Statistics from the University of Piraeus (2007) and is a graduate of the School of Sciences of the Department of Mathematics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2003). His research interests focus on the fields of Applied Econometrics using machine learning techniques, Financial Analysis, Energy and its impact on the Environment and Tourism. His research work has been published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the International Journal of Finance & Economics, Applied Economics Letters and the Michigan State Law Review.