Panicos Demetriades is Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Leicester, a post he has held since March 2000.
During 2012-14, he served as Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus and member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.
Professor Demetriades has published extensively in academic journals and policy portals on issues related to financial development and financial stability. He is the author of A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus: Lessons for Bank Recovery and Resolution, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017 and Central bank independence and the future of the euro, Columbia University Press, 2019. Both books draw on his policy insights from the euro crisis.
In 2011, Professor Demetriades was elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of the United Kingdom. In 2019 he became a Trustee of the Money, Macro and Finance Society, a UK charity that seeks the advancement of education in the fields of monetary economics, macroeconomics and financial economics primarily within the United Kingdom.
Professor Demetriades was born in Limassol, Cyprus where he grew up and received his primary and secondary schooling. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge and BA and MA degrees, also in Economics, from the University of Essex.