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Dr Alexandros Dimitriadis


Warsash Maritime School


After studying an undergraduate degree in maritime administration from the University of Piraeus, Greece, Alexandros pursued his studies in Lyon, France, where he obtained a second undergraduate degree, a masters and a doctorate in finance. Joining Solent allowed him to combine two disciplines that fascinate him as well as to teach more applied subjects.

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Research interests

Corporate social responsibility, socially responsible investing, rating agencies, small/mid-caps.

Alexandros believes that business ethics cannot be limited to catchy mantra and well-phrased intentions. Even though quantifying notions such as environmental, social and governance performance is hard, approximate and subjective, it's still a good place to start, no matter how big the company or how complex its operations.

Recent publications

Bihr, M.-H., Dimitriadis, A., 'CSR in Small and Mid Caps: a different approach?', Corporate Responsibility Research Conference, Kedge Business School, Bordeaux, 12-14 September 2012.

Gialdini L., Weber C., Dimitriadis A., 'What is a SME according to the financial markets?' ISBE conference, Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Dublin, Ireland, 7 – 8 November 2012.