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Human Resources

The development and operation of GRNET infrastructures and services as well as the administrative and financial functions of the company are coordinated and run by specialized staff with considerable experience and expertise in relevant areas.

GRNET staff and partners constitute the most valuable asset of the company that respond to the challenges of the company’s growth and contribute substantially to the reinforcement of its dynamic progress.

Men 67%
Women 33%
PhD 14%
MsC 38%
University 27%
Technological Institution 6%
Secondary education (Lyceum) 15%

GRNET Board of Directors

GRNET Board of Directors is the supreme governing body that decides on strategic management matters, except issues that lie in the exclusive competence of the General Assembly. The Board mainly sets the strategies and policies for GRNET development, seeks and ensures key funding sources, supervises and manages the company’s assets. It also promotes the national and European dimension of GRNET. The Board consists of eight members and its mandate is four years.

The Chairman is a member of the Board and the chief executive officer of the company. He is in charge of the scientific supervision GRNET functions, leads all departments, and he sets the agenda of the BoD meetings.

Chairman & CEO
Panayiotis Tsanakas, Professor at the National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.)
Deputy Chairman
Panayiotis Argirakis, Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Vasilios Gongolidis, General Secretariat for Research and Technology
Alexandros Dimakakos, General Secretariat for Research and Technology
Efstratios Kamitsos, Director, Theoretical & Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation
Evi Sachnini, Director, National Documentation Center
Ioannis Scopoulis, Head of Network Operation Center, University of Ioannina
Irini Fundulaki, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas