Antonios Platias

Head of Defence and Security committee
Antonios PLATIAS is a Brigadier General (ret). He served at the Ministry of Defence as National Defence Policy Director, as well as Head of Bilateral Defence Cooperation Section and NATO -EU Affairs Office of the International Relations Directorate.

Archim. Aristarchus Grekas

Head of Religion – Culture committee
Aristarchus Grekas is an Archimandrite, a Clergyman of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens. He is also a Doctor of Theology and Assistant Professor at the Theology Department of the Theological School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

George Mergos

Head of Economic committee
George Mergos is an Emeritus Professor of Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He holds an MSc from Oxford University and a PhD from Stanford University in Applied Economics.

Kostas Ifantis

Head of International Relations – Strategy committee
Kostas Ifantis is a Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, Kadir Has University and at Panteion University of Athens. He worked as a Lecturer in International and European Politics at the Universities of Bradford and Portsmouth, UK (1991-1995).

Thomas Lamnidis

Head of Energy – Law committee
Thomas Lamnidis is a lawyer. He has a Law Degree at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a Licence Spéciale en Droit Européen at University of Brussels. The areas of his expertise are in energy, transport, investments, corporate restructuring, privatizations, non-performing loans, and litigation.

Loukas G. Katsonis

Head of Steering committee
Loukas G. Katsonis is an International Relations expert, publisher of Foreign Affairs The Hellenic Edition magazine since 2011. He holds a master’s degree in Geopolitical Analysis and Geostrategic Synthesis from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens