Gerasimos Panas

Gerasimos Panas holds a BA (honors) in Business Studies from the University of Wolverhampton (1997). He also holds a Master's Degree (PgDip) in International Marketing (1999) and a Master of Science (MSc) in International Marketing (2005) from London South Bank University. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Patras. Areas of scientific and research interest are Tourism Marketing with a focus on Medical Tourism, New Product Development, and Integrated Marketing Communication for new products and new markets). About his work experience, at the moment, he is EDIP (Laboratory teaching Staff) specializing in Business Administration at the Department of Digital Media and Communication Ionian University since 2007. He has been teaching at the TEI of Ionian since 2005 at the Department of Public Relations and Communication and has taught at the Department of Business Administration. He has worked at the Piraeus Bank at Kifissia and Argostoli branch as responsible for grants and private investment. At the same time, he has been involved in Tourism for many years and has worked as a Managing Director in Hotel Units. He has participated as a speaker in International Scientific Conferences with judges and published minutes as well as in Scientific Meetings.

Sofia Neofytou

Sofia Neofytou has over 20 years of professional experience in finance and admin in private and public sector. She holds a BSc in Business Administration and Finance. Currently she is an ETEP member at Department of Digital Media and Communication of the Ionian University, based in Argostoli, Kefalonia. She has administrative duties and she also provides teaching support. Among others, she is responsible for organising and managing professional events such as graduation ceremonies, professional seminars and conferences. From 2004 to 2007, Sofia worked as a finance admin at the Central Department of Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands. Prior to this, she worked for many years at the private sector and she provided finance and accounting professional services at major organisations at the Tourism industry.