Speakers at Athens Investment Summit

Dr. George Xirogiannis


Director for Industrial and Sectoral Policies at SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises

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Dr George Xirogiannis is Director for Industrial and Sectoral Policies at SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises. His portfolio includes private investments, growth strategies, industrial development, innovation, as well as international trade and market access.

He has worked as a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, directing the Strategy & Operations consulting services and Government & Public Sector industry. He has directed flagship projects in Greece and abroad in the financial sector, telecommunications, public administration and state-owned enterprises.

Dr Xirogiannis also lectures at the University of Piraeus, Department of Informatics. In the past he has lectured at the Department of Financial and Management Engineering at the University of the Aegean.

He has written extensively on modern entrepreneurship. He has co-authored several books on corporate restructuring. His research has been published in peer-review journals and speeches have been given at international conferences.

He holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from Bristol University, UK. He graduated with a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Ioannina, Greece.

At the Athens Investment Summit, Dr. Xirogiannis will present on private sector policy suggestions of SEV to attract private investments and create sustainable new jobs, based on comprehensive analysis.