Dr Klonaris, Professor of the Department of Agricultural Economy & Development of the Agricultural University of Athens. He has got a BSc in Agricultural Science with a specialization in Agricultural Economics from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki (1990) and an MSc in Agricultural Economics and a PhD from the University of Reading (UK). He was Head of the Department of Agricultural Economy & Development (12/2017 to 08/2022) he is deputy dean of the Faculty of Applied Economics & Social Sciences (09/2019 to date), Director of the Laboratory of Agricultural Policy and Cooperatives and Director of the Postgraduate Program MBA Food and Agribusiness. In the past, he has been a national representative in the negotiation of the Common Agricultural Policy (2003). His research has been published in scientific journals including the Journal of Agricultural Economics, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Policy, and Economics. He has also worked as a consultant for FAO and has many years of experience in managing European programs, having worked either as a coordinator or as a researcher in several research programs. Since January 2020, he has been scientifically responsible for preparing the strategic plan for the new CAP 2021-2027. His research interests are focused in food economics and food policy, consumer behavior, modeling of agricultural markets, the agricultural policy as well as issues related to the European CAP

Topic: Greek Strategic Plan for the new CAP: Challenges and Prospects