Georgios X. Protopapas is journalist and international relations specialist.
He is Executive Director, the greek Center for International Strategic Analyses (KEDISA), Social Media Analyst, Paloservices , Senior Analyst the Greek printed monthly Magazine Defense & Diplomacy (ΑΜΥΝΑ & ΔΙΠΛΩΜΑΤΙΑ) and Member of the Advisory Board of english- speaking online journal ModernDiplomacy.eu , He was from 2000 until 2014 Journalist – Foreign Desk Editor at the weekly Greek political and financial newspaper “The Investor” (ΕΠΕΝΔΥΤΗΣ).
He has studied European Studies, University of Hertfordshire (UK) and has pursued postgraduate studies in International Relations, University of Kent (UK).His research interests focus on the issues of social media, foreign policy, geopolitics, international diplomacy, energy, terrorism, energy security and public diplomacy.
George also studies and specializes on the Social Media. He is coauthor with Nikos Aravites of the greek book “In social MEDIARES “, which analyses the trends of the greek online public opinion (social media, Sites, Opinions, Blogs, Forums) for politics, economy, society, international affairs, diplomacy.
He has a certified Digital Marketing Diploma ,Center of Entrepreneurship Development & Innovation (KEAK), a Certificate in Driving Digital and Social Media Strategy, Center of Entrepreneurship Development & Innovation (KEAK) and a Certificate in Social Media, The European Institute of Communications (Ireland)
He is contributor to moderndiplomacy.eu, Katoikos.eu, the Daily Journalist, the ΜPC Journal and has also published articles in The Geopolitical Monitor, the Russian International Affairs Journal and the International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES).