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Dr. V'asso PAPANDREOU

Member of the European Commission

Dr. V'asso PAPANDREOU, Greek Member of the European Commission. Honorary Degree, Doctor of Education; Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters; honorary Doctor, Economic university of Athens, 1991-1992. Director, Hellenic Organisation for the Small and Medium Size Enterprises, 1981-1985; Member, Board of Directors, Commercial Bank of Greece. 1982-1985.

Background

PAPANDREOU, Dr. V'asso was born in 1944. Parents: Andreas and Anastasia Papandreou.

Education

Economic University of Athens, Bachelor of Science, 1969. University of London. Master of Science, economics, 1971.

University, of Reading, Doctor of Philosophy, economics, 1980. Spoken languages: english, french.

Career

Founder Member and Member, Central Committee Panellinion Socialistikon Kinema (Panhellenic Socialist Movement), since 1974. Member of Parliament. 1984-1989; Deputy Minister for Industry, Energy and Technology, 1985-1986.

Alternate Minister for Industry, Energy and Technology. 1986-1988; Alternate Minister for Trade, 1988-1989. European Commissioner, responsible for Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Affairs, 1989-1992.

Economics tutor, Exeter University, United Kingdom, 1971-1973. Research Assistant, Oxford University, 1973-1974. Lecturer. Economic University of Athens, Greece, 1981-1985.

Small and MediumSized Businesses, Athens. Member Admin. Council, Greek Commercial Bank.

Works

  • Multinational Companies in Less Developed Countries: The Case for Greece, Gutenburg Publications Co., 1981. Several papers and articles on economic and political subjects.

Religion

Orthodox.

Membership

Director, Hellenic Organisation for the Small and Medium Size Enterprises, 1981-1985. Member, Board of Directors, Commercial Bank of Greece. 1982-1985.