Marketing & Advertising
George Dafnos, Economist with a Master’s Degree in European Studies and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Shipping), has participated in the implementation of numerous projects related to the analysis of market trends in the fields of Tourism, Industry, Shipping and Energy. EU Operational Programs in Greece and Cyprus, as well as in assessing the contribution of Cohesion Policy in Greece. In addition, his experience includes, inter alia, strategic and operational planning projects, evaluation of the structure and reorganization of public organizations, preparation and support of bodies for the implementation of actions in the programming period 2014-2020, studies for the specialization of state aid actions and action planning strengthening Value Chains (collaborative formations and networking in industry), as well as to support the implementation of smart specialization and business discovery strategies, recording and modeling of business operations, etc.
Has many years of experience in writing studies and competitive project proposals, managing and evaluating EU co-financed projects. In the context of this employment he has worked as an external collaborator of the University of Piraeus.
He has worked for more than 2 years in the Audit Department and at KPMG Greece Certified Auditors, where he gained valuable experience in auditing financial statements and in ad hoc projects such as the Due Diligence of FBB Shipping Loans in the context of investigating a merger agreement between FBB and ΑΤΕ. He has also worked for about two years as an executive of Financial and Accounting Management in the development body of Costa Navarino (T.E.MES. SA).
He is certified in digital skills by GlobalCert (2014-GlobalCert Intermediate IT Skills), has participated in a Training Program in Brussels with a scholarship from I.K.Y. on the claiming and management of EU co-financed projects for the Programming Period 2014-2020, while he has attended an ECQA (European Certification and Qualification Association) certification program as “EU Project Manager”