Angelos Athanasopoulos works as an Editor-in-Chief in Politics and as a Senior Editor on Diplomatic, Defense and EU affairs in newspaper “To Vima” in Athens. In the past, he also served as Deputy Editor-in-Chief in the international news department. In 2020, he was awarded the “Botsis Foundation Prize” for Excellence in Journalism. In 2011, he has been awarded the “Eleni Vlachou Prize” for distinguished journalism from the Hellenic Parliament and the German Embassy in Athens for reporting on European affairs. He is a member of the Advisory Group of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), and he also served as an advisor on the international aspects of migration to the Ministry of Migration Policy. He was a European Marshall Memorial Fellow for the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in 2008. Angelos Athanasopoulos has written academic articles on the Balkans, the EU and migration and has worked as an external consultant for the European Parliament and the European External Action Service (EEAS). He also worked as a consultant for think tanks, embassies, and private firms. He holds an M.A. in International Relations and Strategic Studies, a B.A. in International and European Studies and a B.A. in Media and Communications.