Dr. Athanasios Kotsiaros
Government Affairs Manager, AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Athanasios Kotsiaros is the Government Affairs Manager of AbbVie.
He holds this position since March 2021, having served for many years as a parliamentary assistant in the Hellenic Parliament. In the past, he has also worked as general manager of administration in the German Archeological Institute, as a project leader in the 5th Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union (2014) and in the 1st Cypriot Presidency of the Council of the European Union (2012), and as a researcher in the Department of Political Science & Public Administration in the University of Athens.
Thanassis holds a BA in German Language and Philology from the University of Athens, a MPhil in European and International Studies from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the University of Athens and a PhD in International Relations from the same institution. He has published several articles in academic journals, a book on Turkey and his texts were included in two collective volumes published in Turkey. He speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Turkish.