Dr Zoe Giannopoulou
Master Mediator & Negotiator (Greece)
Zoe is a practicing Lawyer and Mediator and holds an LLM and a PhD on European and Economic Law. She is an Accredited Mediator and Trainer at the Greek Ministry of Justice, an accredited Family Mediator, an accredited Online Mediator, an accredited Peer Mediation Trainer and an accredited Workplace Mediator, a Mentor and a Coach. Zoe entails extensive negotiation background knowledge (Harvard Masterclass on Negotiation) and specializes in the Psychology of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. She a Negotiation Trainer and the National Representative for Greece at the “International Negotiation Competition”.
Zoe is recognized in Who’s Who Legal Mediation as a global leader. She has trained thousands of mediators and negotiators in Greece, Cyprus, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Bangladesh and Thailand. She has been providing her expertise to the Greek Ministry of Justice, the National School of Judges, Bar Associations, Chambers of Commerce, ERA, ACT, IHU, UIA and FRA and since 2014 she is an MBA Lecturer at the American College of Thessaloniki in the field of Conflict Prevention and Resolution.
Zoe is a Facilitator at the OECD Panel (2020-2026) and a member of the Hellenic Ombudsman for Banking – Investment Services Panel. Zoe served as the Deputy President of Mediators Accreditation Committee at the Ministry of Justice, Greece (2014 -2017) and as a Member of the working committee on the implementation of ADR Consumer Disputes Directive as a representative of the Hellenic Ministry of Justice.
Zoe is the founding member and Director at the European Institute for Conflict Resolution, which is an Official Alternative Dispute Resolution Entity notified to the European Commission and is registered with the European ODR Platform. EICR is a non profit organization and has also created an application for the promotion of Mediation and Conflict Resolution.
Zoe is also a Member of Athens Mediation and Arbitration Organization (EODID) and a Member of the scientific committee of Greek Alternative Dispute Resolution Promotion Organization (OPEMED).