George is an EU Expert, Cultural Manager and Consultant on EU Funded Projects. From 2007 to 2015 he was a member of the European Commission’s TEAM EUROPE Network, a panel of EU experts coordinated by DG COMM and the National Representations.
Since September 2013, he is the founder of SYNERGY EUROPEAN CONSULTING, a smart and flexible Firm, specialising in Culture & Creative Sector, EU Funding, Project Development, Project Management, Strategy and Policy Making consulting.
He has extensive experience in Local Authority in Greece. For almost a decade he was working as a Project Coordinator at Patras Municipal Enterprise for Planning and Development – ADEP SA (2004 – 2010) and then he was the Mayor’s Consultant on Development Issues at Patras Municipality (2011-2013).
George is a Lecturer at the Greek “National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government – E.K.D.D.A.” specialized on EU-related subjects. He was also an External Lecturer at Higher Technological Educational Institute of Mesolonghi, (now T.E.I. of Western Greece) teaching EU Relations & Policies.
He graduated the Department of International and European Studies at Panteion University (Athens, Greece), and holds a postgraduate degree in the topic of European Union and Developing Countries. He also holds a second Master Degree in Cultural Organizations Management.