Dr Konstantinos (Kostas) E. Zachariadis is an Associate Professor (UK Reader) in the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London. Previously to that he was an Assistant Professor (UK Lecturer) in the Department of Finance at the London School of Economics, where he was also affiliated with the Financial Markets Group and the Paul Woolley Centre. His research interests lie in the areas of Market Design, Corporate Governance, and Institutional Investors. His research has appeared in the Journal of Finance, Review of Finance, and Games and Economic Behaviour. He has taught extensively in Investments, Corporate Finance and Strategy, and Hedge Funds in the undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, and executive levels. He received his PhD in Managerial Economics and Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. Furthermore, he holds an MSc from Northwestern University and a Diploma (5 year degree) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, both in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also a Fulbright Scholar, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).