Meet our RGC 2024 speakers
Kostis Katsanevas
Founder, Careergate



As a seasoned Managing Director and Career Guidance Specialist with a robust foundation in research within the bankassurance industry, I bring a unique blend of expertise in behavioural economics, market research, and statistical analysis in the education industry. My career is marked by a commitment to leveraging this multidisciplinary knowledge to develop advanced psychometric tests that significantly contribute to the career guidance sector in Greece. With extensive experience spanning over several years in research and the education field, I have dedicated myself to empowering young adults and professionals to unlock their  fullest potential.

Public Speaking Academic Lecturing Leadership


Financial Managment Negotiation Skills

Client Relationship Management

Specialized  Research Data Analysis

Data Driven Insights


Career Gate

Managing Director



June 2019 – Present

As the Managing Director and a leading Career Guidance Specialist at Career Gate, I spearhead innovative career consulting services, specializing in the development and application of advanced psychometric tests. My role involves:

Leading a team of career consultants and analysts to deliver personalized career guidance and support services.

Pioneering research initiatives that contribute to groundbreaking findings in the field of career development and guidance.

Collaborating with educational institutions to integrate career consulting tools and methodologies into academic programs.

Driving the strategic direction of the company, ensuring alignment with industry trends and client needs.

Eurolife FFH

Market and Consumer Insights Specialist


November 2017 – July 2021


Responsible for developing and implementing company research – especially in product development


  • Set research guidelines – under company policy and European compliance framework
  • Design, implementation and analysis of business-oriented research UI/User Testing Studies

Brand Tracking (Brand Equity, CX, NPS) Market Research

Product Development Research (MVP, IDD Compliance, Product Testing) Stakeholder In-Depth Interviews/Focus Groups

Randomized Control Trials

  • Data analysis using Excel & R and/or SPSS Software, reporting through PowerBI
  • Creation of research briefs & RfPs for the use of external research companies
  • Implementation of IDD (Insurance Distribution Directive) in new-product research



KE.DI.VIM. University of Peiraius


July 2021 – Present


As a lecturer at the KE.DI.VIM., University of Piraeus, I contribute to the academic development of students in the field of labour economics, with a focus on Career Consulting in the Greek Market.


Vice President    2019 – Present

George Papandreou Foundation


Creating a new vision for the foundation: Grassroots community building, philanthropy, historical research on social action movements in Greece – the Papandreou legacy.

Reestablishing the foundation as a prominent philanthropic and civil society hub Secured government funding (Ministry of Culture)

Coordinate team of 6 to roll out the foundation’s new initiatives



City University of London

Sept 2015 – Oct 2016

Master of Science with Distinction in Behavioural Economics o Granted City’s MSc Behavioural Economics Scholarship.

University of Toronto

Honours Bachelors of Arts: Political Science Specialist Degree

Sept 2009 – June 2014

University of Pireus

Phd Candidate in Experimental Economics

▪              Thesis based on Behavioual & Experimental Methods & Bounded Rationality

March 2020 – Present

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