Dr. Antonios Chantziaras (ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1309-6967) is currently an Academic Associate at the International Hellenic University (Thermi Campus). He is also a casual Research Fellow at the El Shaarani Centre for Ethical Finance, Accountability and Governance of Durham University Business School. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Accounting from the International Hellenic University (Greece) since 2017. Additionally, he completed his master studies (M.Sc.) in Banking and Finance at the International Hellenic University in 2012. During his Ph.D. studies, he developed his programming skills and enriched his knowledge over data management and analysis techniques. Prior to joining International Hellenic University and Durham University, he worked as a research assistant at Aston Business School and Stockholm Business School.
His research interests lie in the areas of labor unionization, audit pricing, audit quality, accounting quality, corporate social responsibility (CSR), initial public offerings (IPOs), social norms (i.e., societal trust and religiosity), and sustainable development. He has published in ABS ranked academic journals, including the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Business Research, the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation, and The British Accounting Review. He serves as an editorial advisory board member to the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. Additionally, he act as an ad-hoc reviewer for international academic journals, including The British Accounting Review, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, and the Emerging Markets Review.
The network aims to raise awareness on SDGs globally and to facilitate their implementation through SDG performance assessments as well as organisational change.