Ioannis Chalikias is Emeritus Professor of Quantitative Analysis at the Department of Marketing and Communication of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). He has been educated at Athens University of Economics and Business, London School of Economics and Warwick University, where he received a B.Sc. in Economics, a M.Sc. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Applied Econometrics, respectively. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Surrey (Surrey European Management School) and the University of Strathclyde (Strathclyde Graduate Business School). His main research interests are in the areas of Quantitative Analysis and its use in Export Modelling and Export Performance of Greek Firms, and his work has appeared in journals such as the International Review of Economics and Business, Journal of Global Marketing, Journal of Applied Business Research, The Journal of Product & Brand Management, and others. He has extensive consulting experience and has acted as Project Management Consultant in two Regional Operational Programs of Greece, Chairman of MODA CHROMA SA, Consultant for PROPINDEX SA, Vice Chairman at State Deposits and Loans Fund, Member of the Management Board at Hellenic Post Bank, Vice Rector of Economic Affairs at AUEB and Member of the Good Practice Advisory Committee for the Hellenic Statistical System. Currently, Professor Chalikias is Senior Research Officer at the Export Research Centre of the Pan- Hellenic Exporters Association and Vice Chairman at the Company for Management and Development of AUEB Property SA, and teaches for the Business Department at Hellenic American College.