Cardiologist/ESH Hypertension Specialist with expertise in Health Technology Assessment (HTA). Graduate of the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH, GR), PhD in novel CV risk factors and MSc in Health Care Management. Since 2006 he works as HTA Consultant, Medical Coordinator and Evaluation Leader of European eHealth projects. He holds posts as Affiliated Academic and Research Staff in the Postgraduate Program of Health Management in the Univ. of Macedonia (Thessaloniki, GR) and in the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology of the Department of Medicine (AUTH, GR).