Dimitris Micharikopoulos, is a senior partner at Signosis. He has over 15 years research and consulting experience, working in the fields of employment, social protection, sustainability, corporate responsibility and regional development and has directed and participated in a large number of projects in related fields. In the past he held research and managerial positions in consultancies and in leading Greek scientific institutions on social and employment issues and was a senior advisor for ministries, government agencies and local authorities. He has also led corporate responsibility consulting projects for big corporations and demonstrates a proven record of experience in the fields of social policy and sustainability, in both the private and the public sector. Dimitris holds a degree in Law from the University of Athens. He also completed postgraduate studies in International Economic Law at the University of Warwick and in European Studies at Cambridge University.