Mitsos Achilleas - Greece

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This bio was uploaded in 2006

Achilleas Mitsos was Director - General of the Research Directorate at the European Commission from 2000 to 2006. He served the European Commission under several capacities between 1985 – 2000. He was head of Cabinet of the Greek Commissioner, Director at the Directorate-General for Coordination of Structural Funds, Director for Vocational Training, at the Directorate-General for Education, Training and Youth, and Director for Human Potential at the Research Directorate-General. Prior to that, he worked for the Minsitry of Foreign Affairs (head of Cabinet, Ministry of European Affairs) and the Bank of Greece. He is Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and he is the author of 4 books and several articles.

He holds an MA and a PhD in Economics form the University of Pittsburgh, USA.