Dr. Andreas Tsalas is a Postdoctoral Researcher and & Teaching Associate at the Department of Economics of the University of Peloponnese. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Athens, an MA in Banking and Finance from the University of Bangor, UK and an Executive MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business. His main research area is accounting, finance, business and marketing. He now is Data Protection Officer, Senior Analyst at the Consignment Deposits and Loans Fund in Athens and is also responsible for the implementation of a financing agreement between the European Investment Bank and the Deposits and Loans Fund. He has also worked as an Expert and Key Account Manager at the Division of Listed Securities of the Hellenic Exchanges.