Speakers at Athens Investment Summit

Dr. George Pagoulatos


Professor of European Politics and Economy, Athens University of Economics and Business

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Dr. George Pagoulatos is professor of European Politics & Economy at the Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB), and visiting professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. He was senior advisor and director of Strategy at the PM Office under prime ministers Lucas Papademos and P. Pikrammenos (2011-12).

He is member of the Board of Directors of ELIAMEP and the European Policy Centre (EPC), the advisory board of Social Europe, and senior advisor at Macro Advisory Partners (MAP). He was member of the High Council of the European University Institute (2010-13), and President of ECSA-Greece (2013-14).  Regular columnist in the Sunday edition of the main centrist newspaper Kathimerini since 2007.

He holds degrees from the University of Athens and the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. His research focuses on the EMU and the EU, Southern European and Greek political economy, economic governance, political economy of reform. 

At the Athens Investment Summit, Dr. Pagoulatos will review the Greek privatisation programme, which is a fundamental commitment under its structural adjustment programme, and the political and economic developments affecting this issue since 2010.