AI in Dubai Conference

Dr. Marios Efthymiopoulos.


Professor Dr. Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos is Executive Director, of Strategy International (SI). He is an associate professor of international security and strategy and currently the Head of the Department of History, Politics, and International Studies at Neapolis University Pafos in Cyprus. Having worked in the UAE, in the American University in the Emirates as Dean of the College of Security and Global Studies, and at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) in Abu Dhabi in UAE.


Other former professional and scientific/academic positions include the Harriman Institute, of Columbia University in New York, Johns Hopkins University Center for Transatlantic Relations, George Washington University Business School and European Center, the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, in Washington DC USA. Dr. Efthymiopoulos, is an author numerous books in English and Greek, co-edited books, scientific articles SCOPUS based. Has been awarded his PhD from the University of Crete in Greece, from the Political Science Department on NATO’s New Strategic Concept and NATO-Russia Relations (2008).


He obtained, NATO’s Defense College Diploma (Senior Course 105), including the Integrated PfP/OSCE Course 04/02 in Rome Italy (2005), specializing on international security, military and strategic affairs. He holds a master’s in advanced international studies (M.A.I.S) from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria (2003) and a BA(Hons) in International Relations and Politics, from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside (today University of Lincoln), from Lincoln, UK (2001).