Dimitris Panopoulos

Dimitris Panopoulos

Head of Labor Market Research and Analysis Unit, Ministry of Labour and Social Security

Dimitris is a labour market data analyst, Head of the Research and Documentation Unit for  Labour Market, Directorate of Labour Relations, Ministry of Labour, and Social Affairs 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 is at the same time the contact point of Greece for the cooperation with ALL DIGITAL expert group of the DG CONNECT, national representative of the relevant DSM Group, Active Labour Market Policies /ESF Funding Programmes

He is the National Coordinator of the Greek Social Innovation Network,, National Coordinator of the Greek Consortium, as Funding Member of a 4 country  Social Innovation Consortium called SEED Project, funded by the EU.

He is the operational coordinator of the REBRAIN GREECE National Initiative for the digital transformation of the labour market and the management of brain. Drain, and funding member of the, under establishment, REBRAIN GREECE National Center of Collective Knowledge for the Labour Market, an agile non-governmental institution for monitoring Labour Market’s Digitalization Impact and guiding Ministry of Labour.

He is a PhD candidate at Labour Market Digitlization’ s Impact and he holds a 18-month degree from the Greek National School of Public Administration. He additionally holds a two year post graduate degree on Financial and Business Strategy and Management from the University of Piraeus and a MA in Business IT management from the University of  Bedfordshire, Louton.

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”

Talk title: Rebrain Greece: Mechanism for connecting talents with highly specialized positions in Greece