Dr Leonidas Efthymiou

Leonidas joined the University of Nicosia as full-time lecturer in September 2018, having worked previously at Unicaf University, Intercollege Larnaca and the University of Leicester

He holds a PhD and MSc in Management from the University of Leicester, a degree (BA Hons) in Hospitality Management from the University of Derby and a Diploma in Hotel & Catering Management from the Higher Hotel Institute Cyprus. His research interests include a wide range of business phenomena, varying from emotional, affective and aesthetic labour in Hotels to cashless payments, corporate legitimacy and sociology of finance. He has co-edited the book, titled, “The Book of Payments: Historical and Contemporary Views on Retail Monetary Exchange” with Prof. Bernardo Batiz-Lazo (Palgrave Macmillan). His PhD Thesis received the 2012 Best Dissertation award at the Academy of Management Meeting, held at Boston, Massachusetts. Research available at : https://independent.academia.edu/LeonidasEfthymiou