Advanced Media Institute Board of trustees member
Antonis D. Papayiannides was born in Athens in 1953. He is married to Arietta Pantelaki and they have two children, Demetris and Andreas. He studied Law, Economics-International Relations, as well as Medieval History in Athens and Strasbourg (DEA Droit Europeen, DIHEE). As a lawyer, he had been occupied with entrepreneurship and European law.Furthermore, he undertook a counselling role for cases regarding the European Union, appointed by the ministries of Finance, External Affairs and Culture. He is a member at the Journalists͛ Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers, having an advisory role. He was also a communication consultant for the Bank of Greece (1999-2000). As a journalist, Antonis D. Papayiannides also worked for a range of newspapers such as Vima͛, Ikonomikos Tachidromos, Eleftherotipia, Imerisia, Ikonomiki Epitheorisi͛ and Naftemporiki͛. Back in 2008, he was the director of Eletheros Tipos͛. He is the co-owner of the publishing houses POLIS and Metamesonichties Ekdosis.