Spyridon Lioukas received his PhD from the London Business School, where he also held the position of lecturer . He is also professor emeritus at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, where he taught for over 30 years. Since 2012, Dr. Lioukas has been a member of the international Council of Experts for Privatizations in the privatization agency of Greece. He served as Ambassador of Greece in the OECD for five years (1996-2001 and vice-Chairman of the standing committee at the International Energy Agency. Professor Lioukas has taught courses on strategy, entrepreneurship, and ethics and corporate governance in the International MBA, the Athens MBA, and other the MSc programs at the AUEB and served as chair of three departments and director of postgraduate programs. Under his leadership, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Unit at AUEB received European recognition for its contribution to entrepreneurship. Professor Lioukas has published in leading academic journals and his research has received international recognition Dr. Lioukas is an adjunct faculty member at Hellenic American University and teaches in the MBA Program.