Niki P. DANDOLOU is currently the Special Secretary for the management of European Social Fund Programmes of the Ministry of Development & Investments, Greece.
Born in Athens, is a Civil Engineer (B.Eng. UCL, M.Sc. City University - UK) and MBA holder (NTUA and AUEB Greece), with professional experience in both public and private sectors, in London, UK and Greece.
Involved for more than 15 years in growth and development policies, at all levels of strategic design, management, control and implementation. Between 2019-2020 served also as Special Secretary for the management all national-level EU co-financed Programmes (ERDF, ESF and CF) comprising a wide range of sectors: energy,environment, transport, entrepreneurship - SMEs - financial instruments, research, education, employment, health (appx. ttl budget 17 billion Euros, final signatory).
Representative of the Hellenic Republic in international organisations and fora (European Commission, Council of the EU, EIB - EIF, ECB, IMF, OECD, UN-IMO, EEA-FMO, foreign governments).