Mikaella Yiatrou is a researcher working on inclusive finance. Her PhD thesis synthesized drivers and impediments of behaviour from cognitive psychology, behavioural finance, social psychology, motivational theory, and ecological psychology to create a schema of heuristics, biases, framing effects and norms that could be used in informing financial regulation directed to retail investors in light of the CMU.
Dr Yiatrou holds a Ph.D. in Financial Regulation from the European University Institute, an LLM in International Banking Law and Finance from the University of Edinburgh, an LLM in Comparative European and International Law from the EUI, and an LLB from the University of Southampton. She has published in the field of banking resolution, specifically on the credibility of the resolution regime, and the regime’s applicability at the national level.
Dr. Yiatrou is a qualified lawyer and is currently working for EASO at the Administrative Court for International Protection.