About the Author
Professor Chorafas is an academic and consultant. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and visiting faculty to the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL). He has been a Fulbright Scholar and has taught in 10 universities around the world. During his career, Dr Chorafas has been a consultant to the board of UBS, Bank Vontobel, Bank of Scotland, Commerzbank, Istituto Bancario Italiano, Credito Commerciale, Banca Provinciale Lombarda, First Austrian Bank, Italcementi, AEG-Telefunken, Osram, General Electric Bull, and a number of other companies. Over 8,000 executives around the world have attended his seminar programme. In 1992, in conjunction with the Swiss Academies of Sciences, he established his Foundation which grants annual awards to the best PhD graduates at 25 partner universities worldwide. Dr Chorafas has authored 153 books on engineering, mathematics, banking and finance. Many of them have got 5 stars out of 5 in rating. Among his most recent are 'Globalization's Limits' and 'The Business of Europe is Politics' and 'Education and Employment in the European Union' (February 2011) published by Gower.