George Pagoulatos is Professor of European Politics and Economy at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges and Director General of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). He is the European affairs advisor of the President of the Hellenic Republic, and in 2011-12 he served as senior advisor and director of strategy at the PM Office under Greece’s two non-political prime ministers and coalition governments.
He has been a member of the Governing Board of the Brussels-based European Policy Centre (EPC) (2015-20), a member of the High Council of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (2010-13), and President of ECSA-Greece (2013-14).
Author of several books and many articles, he is a regular columnist in the Sunday edition of the main Greek centrist newspaper Kathimerini. Pagoulatos holds a Law degree from the University of Athens, M.Sc. and D.Phil. in Politics from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes scholar. He was the Citizens Representative for Greece in the Conference on the Future of Europe (2021-22). He possesses extensive experience advising government and the corporate sector.