Dr Aris Georgopoulos is Assistant Professor in European and Public Law, Head of Defence and Strategic Procurement Research Unit, a member of the Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) and Co-Lead of the Research Unit on Public Procurement, Human Rights and Social Sustainability, of the PPRG. He is also an Attorney (reg. Supreme Court of Greece).
He has expertise in Public Law, Public Procurement Law and Policy (including in the context of COVID-19), Constitutional Law, EU law, Defence procurement law and policy, Brexit and its constitutional and trade implications.
Aris’ research reflects his interest in the intersections of the following areas: public law, EU law, public procurement, innovation, AI, sustainability, human rights and trade.
He is the academic lead of a collaborative project, funded by Innovate UK, whose aim is to develop a novel digital assessment framework for procurement, incorporating supplier diversity, supply chain security, and sustainability criteria which will improve procurement capabilities in healthcare for the next phases of the pandemic and for post-Covid-19 recovery
Aris has extensive media experience. He appears regularly on national and international TV and Radio programmes and has written many invited newspaper op-eds.
He is part of the University of Nottingham’s EU/Europe Expert Group and is founding member of the Greek Public Policy Forum, an 'agora' for the incubation of new policy ideas and proposals for change in Greece and in Europe.
His personal website/blog is: https://arisoflawxley.com/
More information about Dr Georgopoulos can be found on his webpage.