Vagelis Koumarianos is a lawyer and postdoc researcher at the Social Policy Department of the Panteion University. He graduated the Law School of the University of Athens, he has a Master’s Degree in Public Law (University of Athens) and a Master’s Degree in Public Finance Law (Law School of the university of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne). He has a PhD in Law and he has taught at the Political Science Department of the University of Crete. He is currently teaching at the Social Policy Department of the Panteion University. His professional activity and research are focused on the field of social security and so are his collaborations with the Educational Institute of the National School of Public and Local Administration, the Research Institute of the National Confederation of Workers in Greece and the Social Polycentre of ADEDY.