Member of Academic Board, Head of educational programmes
Giorgos Archontas is a member of KEFiM’s Academic Board and Head of educational programmes. He is Political Scientist, Doctor of Political Philosophy at Panteion University.
Research Project Coordinator
Constantinos was born in Athens and raised in Colonos neighborhood. He holds a B.Sc. in Philosophy and History of Science and a M.A. in Political Science and Sociology (Hons) from University of Athens. He has also received his M.Sc. in Applied Economics and Administration from Panteion University. His main research interests include methods of social…
Marketing & Communications Manager
Alona was born in Ukraine and raised in Athens. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Peloponnese. She has also received her M.A. in Communication and Media Rhetoric from Panteion University.
Yannis S. Kalantzakis
Data Protection Officer
Yiannis S. Kalantzakis is a health services entrepreneur, a GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance specialist and quality certification / accreditation in home health and project management services in hospitalization and medical tourism. He is a Certified Data Protection Officer (cDPO). Since 2017 he is engaged in medical tourism projects, DPOaaS and GDPR quality and…
Educational programmes assistant
Giannos Chatzigeorgiou was born in 2000 and raised in Athens. He is an undergraduate student at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Giannos has participated in many simulations of United Nations’ conferences both in Greece and abroad, including the Hague International Model United Nations, the…
Efi Stefopoulou studied Physics but quickly switched from the laws of nature to the laws of the state: she holds a master’s degree in Management and is a graduate of the National School of Public Administration. She has worked on public reform projects abroad (Bosnia, Moldova, Armenia, Serbia). Representative of Greece in the OECD (Paris)…
Panagiotis Karkatsoulis studied at the Law School of the University of Athens and completed his PhD in Sociology of Law at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. For more than two decades he has been a public policy analyst at the Ministry of the Presidency and other Ministries and Public Services where he has dealt…
Michalis Galiatsatos was born in 1966 in Piraeus. He is the owner of CARGO360 PC, operating in the Supply Chain area, specialized in International Transit, Customs Brokerage, Port Consultancy Services, Logistics, and Customs Warehouse Management. He is the co-owner of OCEAN MEDIA PC, a publishing, training and conference organization company in Ports and Supply Chain Services…
Leonidas Koskos is an attorney-at-law, member of the Athens Bar Association. He has served as the Executive Vice President, Deputy Chairman and President of various Greek industries. He was the Chairman and Governor of National Welfare Organization, Chairman, President of the Confederation of Greek food Industries, President of the CIAA (the Confederation of Agro-food Industries…
Panagiotis Karamalis graduated from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in 1999 and obtained his Ph.D. in Wireless Communications from the same institution in 2005. He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus. His field of research includes…
Petros Doukas was born in 1952 in Athens. He studied Economics and International Relations at George Washington University, he holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University (NYU) and an MBA from Columbia University. He has been, among many others, a Citibank executive in New York, as Vice President, Country Head & Treasurer of…
Professor of Political Philosophy
Professor Emeritus of Political Philosophy in the Philosophy of Science Department of the University of Athens.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Peloponnese.
Head of Regulatory Content Operations
Head of Regulatory Content Operations at JWG Group (RegDelta).
Professor of Political Science and International Relations
Aris Trantidis is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Lincoln University in the United Kingdom and a member of KEFiM’s Academic Board.
Doctor of Philosophy and Social Sciences
Yulie Foka-Kavalieraki has a PhD in the Philosophy of Social Sciences from the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. For her doctoral research, she received the Heraclitus II European scholarship program. After the completion of her PhD she conducted postdoctoral research in the field of bioeconomy…
Director of Research
Aristides Hatzis is a Professor of Philosophy of Law & Theory of Institutions at the University of Athens. He studied law, economics, philosophy and history and he received his doctorate degree from the University of Chicago. He is the Director of Research at the Center for Liberal Studies-Athens, a Fellow of the Institute for Research in…
Reader in Behavioural Economics
His primary area of research up to now has been in auction experiments, models of bounded rationality and applied game theory. In general he is interested in many, quite diverse areas of economics, ranging from experimental economics, game theory and bounded rationality to political economy, urban economics and trade.
Professor of International Relations and Strategic Studies
Charalampos Papasotiriou is a professor of International Relations and Strategic Studies at the International, European and Regional Studies Department of the Panteion University in Athens. He is also the President of the Greek Institute of International Relations (IDIS). Papasotiriou graduated with honors from the University of Oxford (School of Philosophy, Politics and Economics) and received…
Stathis Anagnostou joined Southern Star Shipping Co. as its Vice-President and Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) as a Board Advisor in 2017, dealing with business development, investments and operations for both groups globally. He is a strong advocate of Africa’s sustainability by developing its local sourcing content, while minimizing food waste both in the continent…
Dr. Tom G. Palmer
Chair for Advancing Liberty; Executive Vice President for International Programs
Dr. Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for international programs at Atlas Network and is responsible for establishing operating programs in 14 languages and managing programs for a worldwide network of think tanks. On Nov. 10, 2016, Dr. Tom G. Palmer was named the George M. Yeager Chair for Advancing Liberty at Atlas…
Director of Communications
Louisa is the director of communications at the libertarian think tank the Niskanen Center, where her role is to promote the work of our policy experts in print and broadcast outlets. She has previously worked at PR and advertising agency CRAFT Media/Digital, at the Cato Institute, and at the Bank of Greece. Ms. Tavlas has…
Vice President of Marketing at Free To Choose Network
Pagona Stratoudakis Manologlou serves as vice president of marketing at Free To Choose Network (FTCN). She oversees the orchestration of advertising, public relations, social media, direct contact, and community engagement for FTCN and the organization’s educational division, izzit.org. Prior to joining FTCN, Manologlou was the executive director of the American Media Council, a nonprofit focused…
Business Development Advisor
Business Development Advisor Makis Spyratos was born in Argostoli, Kefalonia, in 1972. He is the President of Liberal Alliance, and one of KEFiM’s co-founders. Makis is an industrial waste management company executive in the Middle East markets. He has also worked in the Greek Shipping industry and abroad as a business development advisor.
Gregory Valianatos was born in Plaka, Athens, but his family comes from the Valianata of Kefalonia. He studied Political Science and has worked as a journalist and communications consultant, as well as an activist and a politician. Gregory Vallianatos is one of the founders and first president of the Center for Liberal Studies – Markos…
Lawyer, Executive Advisor for Migrants and Refugees to the Athens City Council
Melina Daskalakis is a Supreme Court Lawyer and has worked as Legal Advisor to many Greek investment houses and firms. She has been very active in the public sphere for over a decade, having first been elected as Councilor for the 1st Athenian District (2011-2015) and then as a Municipal Councilor for the City of…