Hellenic Parliament, Greece
Dr. Fotis Fitsilis has over 20 years of professional experience in science positions within both the private and the public sectors. Since 2009, he is Head of the Department for Scientific Documentation and Supervision and Lead Researcher at the Scientific Service of the Hellenic Parliament. While operating on a global scale, he has been active in fields ranging from telecommunications and logistics to management and good governance, which has included recent papers on e-governance and institutional development including improvements to parliamentary oversight committees. He has been Visiting Professor for parliamentary procedures and legislative drafting at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. In 2017, he founded the Hellenic OCR Team, a crowdsourcing initiative for the study of parliamentary data. He has an academic background in law (LL.M. in International Law), economics (Diploma in Financial Engineering), and engineering (Diploma in Electrical Engineering), while also holding a doctoral degree in electrical engineering.