Management team

DIRECTOR GENERAL

George Pagoulatos
Director General, Professor of European Politics and Economy at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Elizabeth Phocas
Director of Operations
Tina Alyssandraki
Project Manager
Gina Apostolaki
Europe Direct Coordinator
Julianne Funk
Managing Editor of the Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies (Taylor & Francis, London)
Tereza Grimani
Administrative Officer
Sofia Hantzopoulou
Accounting officer
Odin Linardatou
Head of Communications
Matina Meintani
Executive Assistant to the President of the B.D.; Project manager
Alexia Mitsikostas
Programme Manager for the Research Programme “Grassrootsmobilise”
Yannis Poulakis
Senior Accountant
Thodoros Vavikis
Junior Research Fellow; Project Manager South-East Europe Programme
Marianna Vasilopoulou
Project manager
Vasiliki Vorropoulou
Development Manager

Experts

Kalliopi Amygdalou
Research Fellow Architecture and Ideology, Cultural Heritage
George Andreou
Research Fellow, EU Policies, Cohesion Policy
Natalia – Rozalia Avlona
Junior Research Fellow, TARGET project, Gender and Technology
Lydia Avrami
Research Fellow, Environmental governance
Dia Anagnostou
Senior Research Fellow, Gender, Minorities, Theories of Nationalism, Southeastern and Eastern Europe
Ioannis Armakolas
“STAVROS COSTOPOULOS” Senior Research Fellow, Head, South-East Europe Programme
Jens Bastian
Senior Policy Advisor; Independent Economic Consultant
Filippa Chatzistavrou
Research Fellow, Τheory and institutional policies of European governance; European economic governance; interest groups in the European and international policy; European political sociology
Yorgos Christidis
Research Fellow, Domestic politics and international relations in South-East Europe
Theodore Couloumbis
Member of the Honorary Committee, ELIAMEP; Professor Emeritus, University of Athens, International relations
Angeliki Dimitriadi
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Migration Programme
Emmanuella Doussis
Senior Policy Advisor; Associate Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, European Integration, European environmental policy, Climate change
Bledar Feta
Junior Research Fellow, South-East Europe Programme
Julianne Funk
Research Fellow, Assistant Editor of the Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies
Effie Fokas
Senior Research Fellow, Religion; Religion & Law; Culture politics
Ioannis N. Grigoriadis
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Turkey Programme
Beáta Huszka
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Southeast Europe; Minority issues in Central Eastern Europe and the Balkans
Evangelos Ilias-Tembos
Research Associate; Expert-First Counsellor, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union & European Defence Policy
George Kalpadakis
Research Fellow, Southeast Europe; Regional cooperation; Civil society
Triandafyllos Karatrantos
Research Fellow, Radicalisation, Terrorism, Policing Models, Security and Foreign Policy
Anna Kandyla
Junior Research Fellow, Citizen participation in the EU policy setting; Democracy and public sphere; media policy
Dimitrios Katsikas
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Greek and European Economy Observatory
Nikos Koutsiaras
Senior Research Fellow, European integration; Macroeconomic policy; Employment and Labour Market Policy
Athanasios Manis
Research Fellow, Security; Turkey
Panagiota Manoli
Research Fellow, Comparative regionalism; European Neighborhood Policy
Achilleas Mitsos
Senior Policy Advisor; Professor, University of the Aegean; European integration; Research policies
Marina Nikolova
Junior Research Fellow, Migration
George Pagoulatos
Director General, Professor of European Politics and Economy at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)
Eleni Panagiotarea
Research Fellow, European policy and economics
Panagiotis Paschalidis
Research Fellow, Media representations of the Balkan region
Evangelia Psychogiopoulou
Senior Research Fellow, EU Law, Cultural and Media policies, Human Rights, Institutional Aspects
Sotiris Serbos
Research Fellow, Transatlantic relations; European integration & foreign policy; Turkish foreign policy
Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos
Senior Research Fellow, Public administration; Civil society; Democratization; Southern Europe and Balkans
Giorgos Triantafyllou
Research Fellow, International relations
Dimitra Tsigkou
Junior Research Fellow, A.G.Leventis Foundation Research Chair Fellow
Theodoros Tsakiris
Research Fellow, Geopolitics and economics of hydrocarbons
Panayotis Tsakonas
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Security Programme
Emmanouil Tsatsanis
Research Fellow, Comparative political analysis; Political culture and political parties
Loukas Tsoukalis
President of the Board, ELIAMEP, Professor, Sciences Po, Paris, Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
George Tzogopoulos
Research Fellow, Media; International relations; Chinese affairs
Rosa Vasilaki
Research Fellow, Radicalization; Role of security forces in modern states
Thodoros Vavikis
Junior Research Fellow; Project Manager South-East Europe Programme
Konstantinos Vlachopoulos
Junior Research Fellow, Migration
Thanos Veremis
Vice-President of the Board of Directors, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens, History, International Relations
Beáta Huszka
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Southeast Europe; Minority issues in Central Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Junior research fellows

Natalia – Rozalia Avlona
Junior Research Fellow, TARGET project, Gender and Technology
Bledar Feta
Junior Research Fellow, South-East Europe Programme
Anna Kandyla
Junior Research Fellow, Citizen participation in the EU policy setting; Democracy and public sphere; media policy
Marina Nikolova
Junior Research Fellow, Migration
Dimitra Tsigkou
Junior Research Fellow, A.G.Leventis Foundation Research Chair Fellow
Thodoros Vavikis
Junior Research Fellow; Project Manager South-East Europe Programme
Konstantinos Vlachopoulos
Junior Research Fellow, Migration