Frangiskos Machleras

Frangiskos is a holder of a Bachelor’s degree from the Department of Agricultural Machinery and Irrigation of the Technological Educational Institution of Larissa and of a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Social Sciences in Business and Organizational Management of the Hellenic Open University. He also holds a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in "Water resources management and micro-hydrology" from the Department of Soil and Water of the Agricultural University of Wageningen (Netherlands).

From 1995 to 1996, he has worked as a Local Partner in the Delta Nestos region under the "Utilization - Operation of Infrastructure of Protected Areas" program. The aim of the program was the creation of the appropriate structure of Local Government bodies for the operation of infrastructure (Information Center – Check points – Observation posts) in wetland sites of international importance under the Ramsar Convention. He has also been a scientific collaborator in many environmental sustainability programs.

From 2003 to 2022, he has held different managerial positions at the Greek OPEKEPE - Payment and Control Agency for Guidance and Guarantee, supervised by the Ministry of Rural Development and Food. Furthermore, he has served as a national representative in EU inspections carried out by the EU, ECA and OLAF and has also participated in management Committees of the European Commission responsible for Rural Development.

In addition, he has a tutorial  experience which includes seminars for staff and young farmer’s training on ecological values and basic principles of organic agriculture. He has also been a Project team member in the preparation of studies under Leader II Community initiative, many Community programmes including ECOS – OUVERTURE, Pesca (feasibility studies), environmental impact studies, drafting of studies in the field of environmental management and the eco-audit systems.

Since 16/06/2022, he serves in Hellenic Competition Commission and since, February 2023 as Head of the International Relations Department of the Hellenic Competition Commission


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