Dr Athena Belegri-Roboli is associate professor in economy analysis at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Born in Patras, Greece, 24/3/1949, she obtained the PhD (1994) at the National Technical University of Athens; DEA (1981), Systèmes et Structures at the Université de Paris VIII and BSc Economics and Political Science (1973) at the University of Thessalonica. She has authored more than fifty (50) papers published in refereed journals in Greek, English, and French, including the Economic Systems Research, Applied Economics, Energy policy, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Journal of Public Transportation, Journal of Technology Transfer, Energy- the International Journal, International Journal of Urban Planning and Transportation etc. She participated in numerous international conferences and has also authored or co-authored numerous scholarly books. She was scientific responsible in over 20 national or international projects including the labour market situation. The more recent is titled: Unemployment and the Deepening of Crisis (2008-2014), European Parliament, 2015. Also, collaborates with other researchers and she has mentored several young scientists and economists, who currently hold positions in academia, industry and institutions. (Consultant without any payment for this project). Recently she also participates in the European Project "Ingrid-2" (http://www.inclusivegrowth.eu/).