Dr. Philip Papadopoulos holds a PhD from London School of Economics and is currently the Director of the InoFA cluster Support Office. In addition, he is an external consultant to the University of Patras for the creation of an educational ecosystem in the agricultural sector in the region of Western Greece and a member of the Regional Council of Research and Innovation of Central Macedonia .

In the past, he has served as director of the Strategic Project Management Office of the American Farm School (AFS), academic director of IMESE and CMI, as well a visiting lecturer in universities in the UK and Serbia.

Building and managing multi-actor alliances between research institutes, civil society institutions and the real economy is one of his core activities.

His fields of interest include entrepreneurship and innovation, ecosystem creation, as well as new product and business development in the agrofood sector.