Yiorgos Alexopoulos

European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse) and Agricultural University of Athens (AUA)

Dr. Yiorgos Alexopoulos is Senior Researcher at the Department of Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece and Marie Curie Fellow at Euricse, Trento, Italy working on social finance solutions, mechanisms and instruments for financing social economy enterprises. He has worked with the OECD as an expert on social finance and social economy enterprise development. He is member of the Think Tank of the European Association of Co-operative Banks, member of the BoD and head of the Scientific Committee of the Greek Institute of Co-operation. Since June 2015 he is member of the Commission Expert Group on Social Entrepreneurship (GECES).