Zafeira is a Senior Lecturer of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Management. She holds a BSc in Economics (Aristotle University, Greece), MSc in Finance (University of Sheffield) and PhD in Industrial Organization(University of Warwick). Prior to joining Brunel University in January 2018, she held academic positions at the Universities of Bath, Warwick and Imperial College and professional consultancy positions in the private sector.
Zafeira conducts research at the intersection of strategic (risk) management and corporate finance. Her research has been funded by UK charities (eg., NESTA innovation foundation) and the European Union (eg., EC 6th Framework Research Programme) and published in top-tier academic journals such as the Business Ethics Quarterly, Oxford Bulleting of Economics and Statistics, Economics Letters.
Zafeira is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and has taught on a wide range of programmes at Brunel Business School and other academic institutions including the University of Bath Management School, Imperial College Business School, University College London (Economics), and Warwick Business School.
She has also been involved in consultancy work on various antitrust and merger control investigations.
Newest selected publications
Adams, M. and Kastrinaki, Z. (2022) 'Why Are Private Equity Transactions Insured? A Neo-Institutional Theory Perspective'. Academy of Management Perspectives, 0 (in press). ISSN: 1558-9080 Open Access Link
Adams, M., Hoejmose, S. and Kastrinaki, Z. (2016) 'Corporate philanthropy and risk management: An investigation of reinsurance and charitable giving in insurance firms'. Business Ethics Quarterly, 27 (1). pp. 1 - 37. ISSN: 1052-150X Open Access Link
Dacko, SG., Stoneman, P. and Kastrinaki, Z. (2015) 'New product introduction: follower firm timing behaviour'. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 24 (8). pp. 829 - 853. ISSN: 1043-8599
Kastrinaki, Z. and Stoneman, P. (2013) 'Merger Cycles: A Frequency Domain Approach'. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 75 (2). pp. 259 - 275. ISSN: 0305-9049
Kastrinaki, Z. and Stoneman, P. (2012) 'The drivers of merger waves'. Economics Letters, 117 (2). pp. 493 - 495. ISSN: 0165-1765