Management team


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


Elizabeth Phocas
Director of Operations
Κonstantinos Alexandropoulos
Content Editor, News & Media
Tina Alyssandraki
Project Manager
Gina Apostolaki
Communications and Events Manager, ED ELIAMEP Attikis
Tereza Grimani
Administrative Officer
Sofia Hantzopoulou
Accounting officer
Alexandros Kambouroglou
Strategic Advisor
Ioulia Kariti
Project manager, HOMEACROSS project
Petros Karpathiou
Social Media & Digital Content Specialist
Odin Linardatou
Head of Communications
Matina Meintani
Executive Assistant to the President of the B.D.; Project manager
Alexia Mitsikostas
Project manager
Yannis Poulakis
Senior Accountant
Marianna Vasilopoulou
Event and Programme Manager
Thodoros Vavikis
Junior Research Fellow; Project Manager South-East Europe Programme
Vasiliki Vorropoulou
Development Manager
Irene Keremidou
Project Manager and Researcher, RESCUER and APPRAISE «Horizon 2020» projects


Kalliopi Amygdalou
Senior Research Fellow, Architecture and Ideology, Cultural Heritage
Dia Anagnostou
Senior Research Fellow, Gender, Minorities, Theories of Nationalism, Southeastern and Eastern Europe
George Andreou
Research Fellow, EU Policies, Cohesion Policy
George Angeletopoulos
Research Associate, Turkey Programme
Εvangelos Areteos
Research Associate, Turkey Programme
Ioannis Armakolas
Senior Research Fellow, Head, South-East Europe Programme
Lydia Avrami
Research Fellow, Environmental governance
Panagiotis Barkas
Research Fellow, EU, International & Greek Economy; WTO Services Trade and Investment Economist
Jens Bastian
Senior Policy Advisor; Independent Economic Consultant
Spyros Blavoukos
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Ariane Condellis Programme; Associate Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business
Filippa Chatzistavrou
Research Fellow, Τheory and institutional policies of European governance; European economic governance; European political sociology
Yorgos Christidis
Research Fellow, Domestic politics and international relations in South-East Europe
Michalis Chrysochoidis
Senior Policy Advisor
Emmanuel Comte
Senior Research Fellow, Ariane Condellis European Programme
Theodore Couloumbis
Member of the Honorary Committee, ELIAMEP; Professor Emeritus, University of Athens, International relations
Nicholas Danforth
Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Turkey Programme
George Dikaios
Junior Research Fellow; Climate diplomacy, Sustainability
Angeliki Dimitriadi
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Migration Programme
Emmanuella Doussis
Senior Policy Advisor; Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, European Integration, European environmental policy, Climate change
Apostolos Fasianos
Research Fellow, Lecturer, Brunel University London
Bledar Feta
Research Associate, Foreign policy, domestic politics, human rights in South-East Europe
Effie Fokas
Senior Research Fellow, Religion; Religion & Law; Culture politics
Julianne Funk
Research Fellow, South-East Europe Programme
Valia Gialia
Architect; Researcher at the HOMEACROSS project
Ioannis N. Grigoriadis
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Turkey Programme; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies
Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere
Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Turkey Programme
Beáta Huszka
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Southeast Europe; Minority issues in Central Eastern Europe and the Balkans
Isabelle Ioannides
Research Associate, EU foreign policy, EU enlargement, Western Balkans, Eastern Mediterranean
George Kalpadakis
Research Fellow, Southeast Europe; Regional cooperation; Civil society
Anna Kandyla
Research Fellow, Media and Political Communication, European Politics, Political Participation, Democracy
Marika Karagianni
Research Associate; Expert on Energy issues; Visiting Lecturer, University of Peloponnese and the International Hellenic University
Triandafyllos Karatrantos
Research Fellow, Radicalisation, Terrorism, Policing Models, Security and Foreign Policy
Dimitris Katsikas
Senior Research Fellow, Assistant Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Economic Policy, Governance & Development, University of Athens
Alexander Kentikelenis
Research Fellow; Associate Professor of Political Economy & Sociology, Bocconi University
Cleopatra Kitti
Senior Policy Advisor; Founder of the Mediterranean Growth Initiative; Head of the Mediterranean programme
Nikitas Konstantinidis
Non-Resident Research Fellow; Associate Professor, School of Global & Public Affairs, IE University, Madrid
Georgios Kostakos
Reasearch Associate; Co-founder of FOGGS
Georgios Christos Kostaras
Junior Research Fellow
Nikos Koutsiaras
Senior Research Fellow, European integration; Macroeconomic policy; Employment and Labour Market Policy
Mihalis Kritikos
Research Fellow, Τechnology Law and Ethics, Governance of AI/Digital
Alexandros Kyriakidis
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Ariane Condellis European Programme
Stella Ladi
Research Fellow, European Institutions and Policies; Reader, Queen Mary University of London; Associate Professor, Panteion University
Manto Lampropoulou
Research Fellow, Public administration, Public sector reform, Privatization
Elena Lazarou
Research Fellow, Security and defence, Global governance, Transatlantic relations, EU foreign policy
Haris Malamidis
Research Fellow, Migration
Georgios Manalis
A.G. Leventis Research Chair Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Athanasios Manis
Research Fellow, Security; Turkey
Panagiota Manoli
Research Fellow, Comparative regionalism; European Neighborhood Policy
Manos Matsaganis
‘Stavros Costopoulos’ Senior Research Fellow; Head of the Greek and European Economy Observatory; Professor, Politecnico di Milano
Ronald Meinardus
Non-resident Senior Research Fellow, EU-Turkey relations; the role of Germany in the Mediterranean region; Arab world
Achilleas Mitsos
Senior Policy Advisor; Professor, University of the Aegean; European integration; Research policies
Alexandra Mourgou
Researcher, HOMEACROSS project; Cultural geography, Architecture, Urbanism
Vassilis Ntousas
Non- Resident Research Fellow, European Institutions and Policies, Security and Foreign Policy; Senior International Relations Policy Advisor, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)
Ahmet Erdi Öztürk
Non-Resident Scholar, Turkey Programme
Eleni Panagiotarea
Research Fellow, European policy and economics
George Papadimitrakopoulos
Research Associate; Advisor to the Greek National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings; Expert at Europol Platform (THB, FCIC, SOCTA)
Polydefkis Papadopoulos
Research Associate, European institutions, European integration
Efthymios Papastavridis
Research Associate; Researcher and Part-time Lecturer, University of Oxford and Research Fellow; Academy of Athens and Athens PIL Center
Takis S. Pappas
Research Fellow, European Institutions and Policies; Researcher, University of Helsinki
Panagiotis Paschalidis
Research Fellow, Media representations of the Balkan region
Ioanna Sapfo Pepelasis
Senior Research Fellow; Diaspora; Entrepreneurship; Professor Emerita, Athens University of Economics and Business; Visiting Professor, University of Athens
Pavlos Petidis
Junior Research Fellow, Euro-African relations, European Development Policy
Evangelia Psychogiopoulou
Senior Research Fellow, European Law & Governance, Fundamental Rights, Judicial dialogue, Digital Technology, Media and Intellectual Property Law, The Regulation of Culture
John Sakellariadis
Junior Research Fellow, Security
Nicholas Sambanis
Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Security & Foreign Policy programme; Migration programme
Sotiris Serbos
Research Fellow, Associate Professor in International Politics, Democritus University of Thrace
Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos
Senior Research Fellow; Professor of Political Science, University of Athens; Public administration; Civil society; Democratization; Southern Europe and Balkans
Evangelos Tembos
Research Associate; Expert-First Counsellor, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union & European Defence Policy
Giorgos Triantafyllou
Research Fellow, International relations
Theodoros Tsakiris
Research Fellow, Geopolitics and economics of hydrocarbons
Panayotis Tsakonas
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Security Programme; Professor of International Relations, Security Studies & Foreign Policy Analysis, University of Athens
Dimitris Tsarouhas
Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Turkey 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
Senior Research Fellow, Media; International relations; Chinese affairs
Rosa Vasilaki
Research Fellow, Radicalization; Role of security forces in modern states
Eugenia Vella
Research Fellow; Assistant Professor, AUEB; International Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics of Labor Markets
Thanos Veremis
Vice-President of the Board of Directors, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens, History, International Relations
Alexandra Voudouri
Research Associate, Journalist

Junior research fellows

Natalia – Rozalia Avlona
Junior Research Fellow, TARGET project, Gender and Technology
Cheryl Novak
Junior Research Fellow, Ocean Governance; Sustainability; Blue Growth; Project manager, AMIF Research Project 'ATHENA'
Dimitra Tsigkou
Junior Research Fellow, European Economic Governance
Konstantinos Vlachopoulos
Junior Research Fellow, Migration