KONSTANTINOS DELAPORTAS

Schafer House, 168-182 Drummond Sreet, London, NW1 3HZ United Kingdom Tel: +447711966660, konstantinos.delaportas@uclmail.net EDUCATION
2010-2013 UNIVERISTY COLLEGE LONDON (UCL), School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) London, PhD in Energy Economics UK • The aim of the thesis is to examine the factors that influence the innovation activities of renewable energy companies operating in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia • Supervisor: Professor Slavo Radosevic UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Judge Business School Cambridge, MPhil in Management, June 2010 UK Degree Classification: Distinction • Core Courses: Accounting and Finance, Strategic Management, Business Economics, Information Systems, Organisational Analysis, Quantitative Techniques for Management • Elective Courses: Management Consulting Project, Financial Reporting, Capital Markets, Strategic Valuation UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, St Antony’s College Oxford, MSc in Russian and East European Studies, June 2009 UK • Areas of concentration: Economics of Transition (Distinction awarded), Eastern European Politics (Distinction awarded), History of the Soviet Union, Cultural Studies in Russian and Eastern Europe • Thesis on the relationship between ownership and innovation in the Russian energy sector (Distinction awarded) • Seminars on Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at SAID Business School UNIVERISTY COLLEGE LONDON (UCL), School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) BA in Economics and Business with East European Studies, June 2008 London, Degree Classification: First Class UK • Major in Economics (Emerging Market Economics, Industrial Economics, Growth Economics, Money and Banking, Corporate Finance, and Economics of Finance, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics) • Minor in Politics (Political Economy of Russia and the EU, Political Theory and Political Philosophy) • Completed Thesis on the innovation path and potential of the Russian Federation (Distinction awarded) MGIMO, Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Russian MFA (Year Abroad Programme) Moscow, Degree Classification: Excellent Russia • Major in Energy Economics (Economics of Pipelines, Energy Economics, Russian Energy Policy) • Minor in Politics (Contemporary Russian Politics, Philosophy of Politics) • Thesis on Geopolitics of Pipelines as part of a placement in the Hellenic Embassy in Moscow

2009-2010

2008-2009

2004-2008

2006-2007

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2010-2012 UNIVERISTY COLLEGE LONDON (UCL), School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant • Introduction to Economics (1st year undergraduate course) • Topics in Microeconomics (2nd year undergraduate course) • European Macroeconomics (2nd year undergraduate course) • Industrial and Corporate Change with reference to Central and Eastern Europe (3rd year undergraduate course) LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERISTY, Business School Lecturer • Introduction to Microeconomics (1st year undergraduate course) • Introduction to Macroeconomics (1st year undergraduate course) • Economics for Business (1st year undergraduate course) • International Business Strategy (Post-Graduate level course) • MA Dissertation Supervisor for students in Economics, and International Business QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, School of Business and Management Lecturer • Financial Institutions (2nd year undergraduate course) UNIVERISTY of WALES, TASMAC London School of Business Dissertation Supervisor • Supervised 6 MBA students specialising in Finance London, UK

2011-2012

London, UK

October 2010 2010-2011

London, UK London, UK

PUBLICATIONS
• • • • “The Time Varying Nature of Diffusion Determinants”, July 2012, Working Paper “An investigation into the determinants of diffusion of wind power”, paper presented at DRUID 2012, February 2012, available at http://druid8.sit.aau.dk/acc_papers/vpkbyg0p7e88btjee5jyavh11mhx.pdf The Diffusion of wind power in Central and Eastern Europe, March 2012, Presentation “The Relationship between Ownership and Innovation in the Russian Energy Sector”, MSc thesis, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford, June 2009, available at http://ucl.academia.edu/KonstantinosDelaportas/Papers/1798324/The_Relationship_between_Ownership_and_Innovation_in_the_Russian_Ener gy_Sector “Transition towards a Knowledge Based Economy: the case of the Russian Federation”, June 2008, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, Department of Social Sciences, University College London, available at http://ucl.academia.edu/KonstantinosDelaportas/Papers/1798335/Transition_towards_a_Knowledge_Based_Economy_the_case_of_the_Russian _Federation

UK May 2010 London. UK Summer 2008 Athens. Greece . Denmark Glasgow. Montenegro. Centre for Energy Studies • Project Title: Innovation and Privatisation of State-owned Oil Companies • Project Leader: Dr S. UK Summer 2009 Rostov.Intern in the DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES • Examined economic and financial indicators. SCHAFER HOUSE – V.A. – Intern in the DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES • Conducted research on the credit risk rating in East European Countries. Russia PARTICIPATION AND ATTENDANCE TO CONFERENCES June 2012 June 2012 March 2012 December 2010 December 2010 November 2010 • Shale Gas and Renewable Energy: Reducing Central and Eastern Europe’s Dependency on Natural Gas Imports • DRUID 2012 • Central and East European Energy Strategies: Creating a Sustainable Energy Future within the EU • Annual Parliamentary review of developments in Energy technology and climate change • Offshore Wind and other Renewable Energy Infrastructure Financing 2010: Bridging the funding gap • Privatisation in Russia. as well as the companies’ monthly and semester financial statements • Executed market research on the pricing of storage tankage HELLENIC PETROLEUM S. 1991-1997: Decisions and outcomes London. UK Copenhagen.WARDEN • Responsible for the welfare and pastoral care of around 600 students • Duties included communication with officials and conflict resolution among students • Fire-Marshall and First-Aid Responsibilities ABOCA (Multinational Pharmaceutical Company) – Intern in the SALES DEPARTMENT • Involved in the formulations of the company’s strategy for 2008/9.Intern in the DEPARTMENT OF LOGISTICS • Analyzed and composed presentation on an oil company in Russia that the company was interested in acquiring • Produced a guide for presentations • Participated in day-to-day administrative procedures London. UK London. micro and macroeconomic and investment developments in East-European countries BP .A. focused on the geographical expansion of the company • Analysed the productivity of salesmen and suggested remuneration packages PROCTER AND GAMBLE . assessing macroeconomic and structural policies in Serbia.EUROPEAN FINANCIAL SEMINAR • Represented the Greek office in the Financial Seminar • Head of the M&A team responsible for the valuation of an acquisition of an Italian competitor • Member of the Strategic Planning Regional Unit – drafted the company’s global strategy for the upcoming financial year HELLENIC EMBASSY – Intern in the PRESS OFFICE • Worked directly with the manager of the office on issues of Energy cooperation between Russia and Greece and the academic affairs between Greek and Russian Universities • Produced a paper on the economics and political implications of Burgas – Alexandroupolis Project HELLENIC PETROLEUM S. . Greece Summer 2003 Athens. Hertz • Responsible for composing a draft paper describing the reasons that led to the Greek Debt Crisis from a macro and micro perspective NATIONAL HELLENIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION – RESEARCHER • Participated in the research project “The Activities of Greek Merchants in the Sea of Azov in the 19th Century” • Conducted research in the Russian archives and worked with 18th and 19th century scriptures • Acted as translator to the Greek Delegation during a three-day conference in the Russian Academy of Sciences • Organised the trip of the Greek Delegation in Rostov Cambridge. Russia Summer 2006 Athens. which I later presented to the division’s director • Compiled a report for subsidiaries’ employees performance. UK London. Greece Summer 2005 Athens. UK Oxford. Zyglidopoulos • Analysed Oil companies balance sheets for a 20 year period using STATA in search for the factors influencing their productivity DUISENBERG SCHOOL OF FINANCE • Project Title: The Implications of the Greed Debt Crisis on Greek Businesses • Project Leader: Professor N. UK PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2011-2013 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON. Greece May 2007 Athens. Greece Sep 2006 – May 2007 Moscow. Bulgaria • Investigated regulatory.RESEARCH EXPERIENCE April-June 2010 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE.

present 2010 .present 2010 . Elected Student Representative in the University of Oxford (2008-09) • References: Available Upon Request . awarded by the Greek Ministry of education upon completion of my secondary education President of the UCL Hellenic Society(2007-08). Elected Representative of Art and Cultural Societies in UCL Union (2007-08).present • • • • • Member of UKERC National Energy Research Network Sustainable Development Research Network Energy Institute Carbon Trust SPARKS Network FURTHER SKILLS AND INTERESTS • Language Skills: Greek (native). "Aristion"-award for academic excellence.present 2010 .PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 2010 . Oxford University “REES Studentship”–discretionary funding during my MSc studies. Chinese Mandarin (lower intermediate) • Leadership Positions and Awards: UCL SSEES PhD Scholarship 2010-2013.present 2010 . English (native fluency). Russian (Advanced). "Hellenic Petroleum studentship"-discretionary funding for each year of my undergraduate studies. French (proficient).