Experience

Research Team Head
Institute of International Relations, Athens, Greece.
October 2012 – Present

I head the Working Group on Special Topics at the Division of Euro-Atlantic Studies of the Institute of International Relations. WG:ST conducts research projects on issues of interest to Greek foreign and security policy.

Research Projects:

  1. Cyprus, Greece, and Israel: Medium-term Challenges and Opportunities for Greek Foreign Policy, (October 2012 – October 2013) [in Greek]. The project deploys scenario analysis to map the possible alternative paths of medium-term evolution of the Eastern Mediterranean system (focusing on Greece, Cyprus, and Israel), and develop a set of appropriate strategies and recommendations for Greek foreign policy. Research results are available here: Briefing BookExecutive SummarySummary Cards. The video from the presentation of the final paper is available here.

Contributing Analyst
Wikistrat, New York, NY
April 2013 – Present

Advisor
modelogiq GmbH, Frankfurt am Mein, Germany
May 2012 – Present

Strategy Consultant
Synergy Softworks, Doncaster, United Kingdom.
January 2010 – Present

Synergy Softworks is a partnership of engineers and scientists, specializing in information architecture, software engineering, scientific computing, and complex systems analysis.

I provide consulting services regarding the interaction between Synergy and client organizations. As a bespoke software development and technical consulting company, Synergy is frequently called upon to establish and maintain long-term relationships, typical to many software development and other technical projects, with a variety of groups, organizations, and individuals, all with a wide array of characteristics and idiosyncrasies. In this context, I provide analysis of the distribution of values, interests, ideas, norms, and capabilities within this complex, multiple-actor environment to assist Synergy Group executives with negotiations and client relations.

Systems Analyst
Synergy Softworks, Doncaster, United Kingdom.
January 2010 – Present

Synergy Softworks is a partnership of engineers and scientists, specializing in information architecture, software engineering, scientific computing, and complex systems analysis.

In collaboration with other scientists and engineers, I assist in the analysis of particular systems as a precursor to software development.

Seminar Lecturer
Institute of International Relations, Athens, Greece.
2013 – 2015

– Prepared and taught a 16-hour long professional education seminar on “Techniques of Open Source Intelligence Analysis,” December 2013 – January 2014.
– Prepared and taught a 4-hour long session for the professional education seminar on “Terrorism and Political Violence: Myths and Realities,” February 2015.
– Prepared and taught a 4-hour long session for the professional education seminar on “Terrorism and Issues of Security,” April 2016.

Provisional Researcher
Institute of International Relations, Athens, Greece.
September 2009 – October 2012

The Institute of International Relations is an academic research institution affiliated with Panteion University.

Using structured analytic methods, I collected and analyzed data from open sources to produce analyses on international affairs and international security for the EU-NATO research group.

Reserve Officer (Artillery)
Hellenic Armed Forces
February 2006 – June 2007