Meet our Speakers

Dimitris Panopoulos

Labour Market Data Analyst, Head of Public Policy Research & Documentation Unit, Greek Social Innovation Coordinator, M.O.L.

Head of the Research and Documentation Unit for the Labor Market of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity of Greece. Also the National Representative of Greece in DSM Sub-Group, (DG Connect_EU), as well as the Ministerial Representative on the Greek Coalition for the enhancement of Digital Skills in Greece.

He has contributed as Lead Evaluator and Mentor in European and Greek Innovation Hackathons and Contests. He has been teaching also agile &innovation management and data driven decision making.

He is the National Coordinator of the Greek Social Innovation Policy Lab (including 4 Greek consortiums) for the Innovation in the Social Scientific Aspect of Europe. He’s the contact point of Greece for the cooperation with ALL DIGITAL expert group of the DG CONNECT.

Operates as the operational coordinator of the REBRAIN GREECE National Initiative. He has participated in various expert working groups of the EU, like the EU’’s joint expert group for the assessing of the digital transformations’ impact on labour market whixh completed its survey in 2019. He is also participating in the Expert Group for a new initiative on “New Service and Jobs Creation” (2020-2021) of the European Commission (DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs), A consortium including empirica, PwC and the International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP) has been tasked by the EASME to facilitate this work, under the general title “e-skills 2030”