Anthony Bartzokas is an Alternate Board Director and has served as the chair the Audit Committee and the EU coordination group at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Ηe is an economist by training with a PhD in the Economics of Technological Change. Dr. Bartzokas is a Professorial Fellow at Athens University and at UNU-MERIT in Maastricht. His recent academic work has focused on the comparative analysis of innovation policy and on the impact of financial systems on innovation and corporate performance. Dr. Bartzokas has coordinated many international research projects and he has advised several governments and international organizations.