Steering committee

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

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Hippocrates Daskalakis

Head of Defence and Security committee
Hippocrates Daskalakis is a lieutenant general ret. He has studied in all the provided schools of his field and his rank, as well as in ASP and School of National Defense (SETHA). He has been trained in the United States in the anti-aircraft system “HAWK” and in the School of Strategic Information (DIA).

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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.

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Board of Advisors

Theodoros I. Theodorou

Head of Ecumenical Hellenism committee
Theodoros J. THEODOROU is Ambassador a.h. He has studied economics in Greece and he had his post – graduate diploma in Diplomacy from the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Austria.

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Elizabeth Prodromou

Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou teaches in the Program on International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where she is Faculty Director of the Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy.

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Scientific Committees

COMMITTEE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – STRATEGY

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).

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Themistoklis Z. Zanidis

Themistoklis Z. Zanidis is a political scientist/international relations specialist. He has a BA in Cultural Studies (concentration Hellenic Civilization) from

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Thrassy N. MARKETOS

Dr. Thrassy N.  MARKETOS, is a Jurist, MSc Public International and European Law/University Aix – Marseille III (France), International Relations Doctor

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ECONOMIC COMMITTEE

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.

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Victoria Pistikou

Victoria Pistikou is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics in Democritus University of Thrace. She graduated from the Department

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Υiannis Siotos

Υiannis Siotos studied tourism economics and theoretical economics. In 1981 he began his journalistic career, first as a financial editor

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DEFENSE AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

Hippocrates Daskalakis

Head of Defence and Security committee
Hippocrates Daskalakis is a lieutenant general ret. He has studied in all the provided schools of his field and his rank, as well as in ASP and School of National Defense (SETHA). He has been trained in the United States in the anti-aircraft system “HAWK” and in the School of Strategic Information (DIA).

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Eleni Kapsokoli

Mrs. Eleni Kapsokoli is PhD Candidate in University of Piraeus, Department of International and European Studies. Her thesis examines the

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Antonios Platias

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.

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ENERGY – LAW COMMITTEE

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.

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Vassilis Analytis

Dr. Vassilis Analytis, MSc, MBA is a Chemical Engineer, graduated from the National Technical University of Athens. He is the

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Ioannis Basias

Ioannis Basias has been President and CEO of the Hellenic Hydrocarbons Management Company (EDEY) since November 2016. He has more

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Alexandra Stephanova

Alexandra Stephanova is a Chemical Engineer from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She has been active in the energy sector for over 15 years with significant experience in the management of RES and natural gas projects. She has worked for multinational companies abroad, while she has also been an executive of the Energy Regulatory Authority.

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RELIGION – CULTURE COMMITTEE

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.

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Nikolaos Balaskas

Nikolaos Balaskas is a Political Scientist & Internationalist, a PhD Candidate of Political Science & International Relations at the University

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Agis-Georgios Digas

Agis-Georgios Digas holds a PhD on Mathematical Modeling and Risk Analysis in International Relations from the National and Kapodistrian University

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Arete Tsoukalas

Arete Trisevgene Tsoukalas is studying at then Divinity School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is the recipient

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ECUMENICAL HELLENISM COMMITTEE

Theodoros I. Theodorou

Head of Ecumenical Hellenism committee
Theodoros J. THEODOROU is Ambassador a.h. He has studied economics in Greece and he had his post – graduate diploma in Diplomacy from the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Austria.

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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

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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.

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Ioannis Basias

Ioannis Basias has been President and CEO of the Hellenic Hydrocarbons Management Company (EDEY) since November 2016. He has more

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Antonios Platias

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.

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Founding partners

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

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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.

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Vassilis Analytis

Dr. Vassilis Analytis, MSc, MBA is a Chemical Engineer, graduated from the National Technical University of Athens. He is the

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Napoleon Xifaras

Napoleon Xifaras is a Flight Operations Director and an Airline Captain. He holds diplomas on Quality Management Systems and Principles

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