Nikos Nomikos is Professor of Shipping Finance and Risk Management at Bayes Business
School (formerly Cass).
His expertise is on the application of scientific, quantitative-based methods in shipping.
Examples include the development of ship valuation models, designing shipping indices and
market benchmarks, structuring risk management products, valuation of freight derivative
contracts, big-data analytics for assessing market dynamics, cash-flow modelling of shipping
projects, shipping finance, valuation of shipping equities and bonds and alternative forms of
finance. His research work has been widely published and cited extensively. He has more
than 50 papers in ranked peer-reviewed journals, numerous book chapters and has co
authored the book “Shipping Derivatives and Risk Management”, considered a major
reference book in this discipline. His views on the global economy and shipping markets are
frequently featured in the press and other media.
Some of his recent expert witness work includes the structuring and valuation of freight
contracts, quantifying the loss of earnings from freight contracts and the use of FFA and
bunker swaps in risk management.