Mr. Stelios Petsas has considerable experience in positions of responsibility both in the public and private sector.
In the past, he assumed the position of Fiscal Policy Advisor to the President of New Democracy and has served as the Director of the Deputy Finance Minister’s office. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of OTE and Cosmote, a member of the Bureau of the OECD’s Economic and Development Review Committee (EDRC), a member of the Union of Young Scientists of European Studies and the Alumni Association of the National School of Public Administration. He has also served as Chief revenue officer at the General Accounting Office of Greece, as a Financial Advisor of Greece to the OECD, a national expert on Twinning Projects (EC institution building programs) and as a representative of Greece in EU Working Groups and Committees.
During the period 2012-2014 he was one of the Greek government’s main bailout negotiators with the international lenders on fiscal policy issues. He was an executive at the General Accounting Office and served as a rapporteur on wage grid, state budget and financial relations issues with the EU and international organizations.
Mr. Petsas speaks English and French and he is a graduate of National School of Public Administration and Local Government. He also has a degree postgraduate degree in International and European Studies. He has published books and articles on fiscal policy, international finance, structural reforms and European integration.