Title of doctoral thesis: The Social Economy as an Employment Policy in Greece before and after the crisis
Supervisor: Konstantinos Dimoulas, Advisory Board Members: Despina Papadopoulou, Dionysis Gravaris
Mr Stylianos Katomeris holds MSc of the Department of Social Policy at Panteion University - Thesis: 'Life Long Learning and the Social Economy in Greece"
In recent years he is a social entrepreneur and member of a social co-operative.
He is a founding member and president of a Social Cooperative (Koin.S.Ep.) in Attica on the subject of counseling and alternative tourism. He is also a founding member and chairman of the associations and initiatives that represent the institutions of the Social Cooperatives. Their aim is to disseminate information and networking for the organizations they represent. He works voluntarily for the development of the field of Social Economy and Entrepreneurship by providing advisory work to the Social Cooperative Enterprises (SCE’s).
He is also a volunteer in cultural affairs, and has been for a longtime member and chairman in a cultural club. In the meanwhile he was also a founding member of theatrical groups (for adults and children) as well as other initiatives aiming at the cultural promotion of the region.
His professional career has begun since 1982 in the field of business and has successfully worked in Greek and multinational companies. He has been sales and marketing executive in Greece also n Eastern and Central Europe was commercial director as well a General Manager for Greek and multinational companies.
He is currently working as an independent consultant for small and medium-sized private enterprises aimed at business reorganization and administrative efficiency.
Through his counselling he continuously attempts to introduce the social impact as an essential component of the business targeting of private companies.