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DR. LEFTERIS KRETSOS

General Secretary for Media and Communication

Dr Lefteris Kretsos holds a PhD in Employee Relations and, until his appointment as a General Secretary for Media and Communication, was a Senior Lecturer of employment relations and human resource management at the University of Greenwich (Greenwich Business School, Department of Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour).

Earlier in his career he worked for the Greek Trade Union Congress and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions as national correspondent for Greece.

Furthermore he has participated in several European research projects and other academic and policy consultancy activities concerning employee relations, social rights, inequality etc. His latest co-edited books “Radical Unions in Europe and the Future of Collective Interest Representation,”and “Young Workers and Trade Unions” were published in 2015.

Dr Kretsos prepared the analytical report Alexis Tsipras presented in Brussels in 2013 regarding the negative effects of memorandum agreements in the Greek economy and society. Dr Kretsos has defended his research and ideas in a number of distinguished academic journals, conferences and professional/ public policy making institutions.

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