Epaminondas Christophilopoulos

Epaminondas Christophilopoulos, Head, UNESCO Chair on Futures Research – FORTH | President, MOMus (GR)

Epaminondas Christofilopoulos is the chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on Futures Research, hosted at FORTH and President of the Metropolitan Organization of Museums of Visual Arts of Thessaloniki (MOMus). He is an Onassis Foundation Fellow and holds a PhD in Strategic Foresight, while his academic profile also includes studies in Physics (BSc), Environment (MSc) and International Relations.  He has been working in the field of futures research since 2010, designing and implementing a variety of projects while he has served as the Chief Scientific Officer for Foresight in the Prime Minister’s Office. He has published monographs and peer-reviewed articles in several journals and curated two books published in Greece. He has been the Chairman of the Foresight Europe Network and he is currently the Chairman of the Greek node of the Millennium Project. Finally, Epaminondas is a member of ESIR, a high-level expert group that provides evidence-based policy advice to the European Commission on how to develop a forward-looking and transformative research and innovation policy.