ATHENA Board

 

The executive board of ATHENA consists of two co-directors, and the members of the board. The members of the board are the directors/managers of ATHENA members (research centres/institutes). Please find below the full list of ATHENA executive board.

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Eleni (Elina) Michopoulou

Co-Director

 

Elina is an Associate Professor at the University of Derby, United Kingdom. 

Nikolaos Pappas

Co-Director

 

Nikolaos is a Professor and the Director of CERTE (Centre for Research in Tourism Excellence) at the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom.

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Adam Blake

Executive Board

 

Adam is a Professor and the Director of ICTHR (International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research) at Bournemouth University, United Kingdom. 

Carley Foster

Executive Board

 

Carley is a Professor and the Director of CBI (Centre for Business Improvement) at the University of Derby, United Kingdom.

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Stanislav Ivanov

Executive Board

 

Stanislav is a Professor at Varna University of Management, and the Director of ZRI (Zangador Research Institute), Bulgaria.

Erwin Losekoot

Executive Board

 

Erwin is a Professor and the Director of AIHR (Academy of International Hospitality Research) in the Hotel Management School at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands.

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Jeroen Oskam

Executive Board​

 

Jeoren is a Professor and the Director of HTHRC (The Hospitality Research Centre) at the Hotelschool the Hague, Netherlands.

Alkiviadis Panagopoulos

Executive Board

 

Alkiviadis is a Professor and the Director of TISFL (Tourism Information Systems & Forecasts Laboratory) at the University of Patras, Greece.

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Alexandros Paraskevas

Executive Board

 

Alexandros is a Professor and the Director of ICHARM (International Centre for Hospitality and Aviation Resilience Management) at the University of West London, United Kingdom.

Robert Pettersson

Executive Board

 

Robert is a Professor and the Director of ETOUR (European Tourism Research Institute) at Mid Sweden University, Sweden.

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Juho Pesonen

Executive Board

 

Juho is a Professor and the Director of CTS (Centre for Tourism Studies) at the University of Eastern Finland, Finland. 

Patricia Pinto

Executive Board

Patricia is a Professor and the Coordinator of CINTURS (Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-being) at the University of Algarve, Portugal.

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Amit Sharma

Executive Board

Amit is a Professor and the Director of FDRL (Food Decisions Research Laboratory) at Penn State University, United States of America.

Antonis Theocharous

Executive Board

 

Antonis is an Assistant Professor and the Director of HERACLITUS - Centre for Social Research & Regional Development at the Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus.

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Stefan Hartman

Executive Board

Stefan is a Professor and the Director of ETFI (European Tourism Futures Institute) at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands.

Sandra Notaro

Executive Board

 

Sandra is a Professor and the representative of EMASUS (Economics, Management and Sustainable Consumption) at the University of Trento, Italy.

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Lorenzo​ Cantoni

Executive Board

Lorenzo is a Professor and the Chair holder of UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites at the Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland.

Paula Odete Fernandes

Executive Board

 

Paula is a Professor and the Coordinator of UNIAG (Applied Management Research Unit) at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.

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Corné Dijkmans

Executive Board

Corne is an Associate Director of Research and the Director of AfT (Academy for Tourism) at Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

Gilda Hernández-Maskivker

Executive Board

 

Gilda is an Associate Professor and the Director of THM (Tourism, Hospitality and Mobility IQS Tech Transfer) at the Universitat Ramon Lull, Spain.

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Peter O’Connor

Executive Board

Peter is a Professor and the Director of C-EDGE (Centre for Enterprise Dynamics in Global Economies) at the University of South Australia, Australia

Luis Pacheco

Executive Board

 

Luis is a Professor and the Director of REMIT (Research on Economics, Management and Information Technologies) at the Universidade Portucalense, Portugal.

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Matias Thuen Jørgensen

Executive Board

Matias is an Associate Professor and the Director of CfTR (Centre for Tourism Research) at Roskilde University, Denmark