Michalis Mathioulakis is an Energy Strategy Analyst. He is the Academic Director of the Greek Energy Forum, coordinating its academic activities and publications, as well as the curriculum and management of the annual Energy Union Future Leaders Academy program.
Michalis is also the Research Director of the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, responsible for research activities related to Regulatory issues on a national and European level, with particular focus in Energy.
He is a research associate at the Institute of International, European and Defence Analyses of the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, where he has been a member of the research team of "Thucydides" Chair in Strategic Studies, responsible for the analysis of the energy sector in MENA and Eastern Mediterranean.
He has substantial working experience in the financial sector as a broker and analyst, as well as the private education sector, teaching Finance and Risk Analysis in Executive MBA programs.
He holds a BA in Economics, a BA in Political Science, and a MSc in Strategic Studies from the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki and has concluded studies at the MSc program in Energy: Strategy, Law & Economics from the Department of International & European Studies of the University of Piraeus. He is currently a PhD Candidate with the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, focused on Energy Strategy and the relations between energy and geopolitics.