Lykourgos Stavroulopoulos holds a Degree (BA Honors) in Accounting and Finance and a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Logistics from the Department of Technology and Research at the Birmingham City University, specializing in Industrial Management and Customer Focused Logistics.
He has vast experience in the management of European projects as well as national and EU research, including co-operation with the Hellenic Parliament, the Greek Ministry of Defence, Rover Group plc, and Tricon Corp.
Since 2007, he is occupied as Project Manager & Auditor of co-funded E.U. projects in the Managing Authority of the Region of Western Greece (RWG). During the last three Regional Operational Programmes (CSF III, NSRF, NSRF II) his duties involved monitoring & managing projects in the following thematic units: (a) Innovative Entrepreneurship & Support for Small and Medium Enterprises, (b) Development Law, (c) Interconnection of Research and Production, (d) Promotion of Innovation, (e) Technical Assistance.
During the current Programmatic Period (2014-2020) he is responsible for the Western Greece Regional Innovation Strategy (RIS3), which involves management and auditing of 66 Smart Specialization projects in 5 thematic areas (Transnational Research Collaborations, Microelectronics, Information and Communication Technologies, Energy Applications, Agro-nutrition), and a budget of 18 million €.
Since 2017, he also holds the position of Head of the Quality Control Department of the Managing Authority of the Western Greece Regional Operational Programme. During his term of office, the M.A. has excelled in the annual external audit by an Independent Authority for three consecutive years (2018, 2019, and 2020).
He is also an Elected Member of the Panhellenic Assembly of Representatives of the Economic Chamber of Greece (2019).