George Tsetsekos

Dr. George Tsetsekos is Dean Emeritus and the Francis Professor of Finance at LeBow’s College of Business at Drexel University. He served as Dean of LeBow from 2002 to 2012. Under his transformative leadership, the College achieved important quality milestones and an ambitious capital campaign program that allowed for the completion of two business school buildings.

Dr. Tsetsekos was appointed to LeBow College’s finance faculty in 1988. He has published research in many journals including The Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance and Journal of International Business Studies. He is the author of books on finance and international capital markets and has served on editorial boards for several academic journals.

Dr. Tsetsekos has served as Drexel’s vice president for academic administration, as well as in advisory and consulting roles in the U.S. and abroad including: the World Bank, the SEC, Bearn Stearns, Calamos Investments, FannieMae, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Penjerdel Council, Pennsylvania Economic League, The Conference Board, World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, and recently has been elected Chairman of the Board of the Global Interdependence Center.

He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Tennessee, an MBA in Finance and a B.Sc/MSc in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Athens, Greece.

Education

MS Mechanical and Electrical Engineering - National Technical University of Athens 1979
BS Mechanical and Electrical Engineering - National Technical University of Athens 1979
MBA Finance - Wright State University 1981
Ph.D. Finance - University of Tennessee 1986

Areas of Expertise

  • Board of Directors
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Investments