Dr Artemis Anagnostou –Dedouli

Honorary Director-General of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Dr Artemis Anagnostou-Dedouli holds a PhD in Social Security Law and two postgraduate degrees in Social Security Law and in Labour Law from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Her research interests lie on social security issues, social security law, occupational insurance and she has written a large number of articles and monographs.

She has long and rich administrative experience in all levels of the civil service hierarchy in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of which 17 years as a Director-General. She has contributed substantially in all social security reforms of recent years. Moreover, she is one of the pioneers of the introduction of Occupational Insurance in Greece.

In addition, she has participated as a member of councils, committees and working groups, both in Greece and abroad.

Furthermore, she has established the Association for the Protection of Social Rights (www.epkodi.gr) which focuses mainly in social protection field.